Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly plotting a summer move for Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
The 21-year-old, who joined the Gunners in an £15m switch from Southampton in 2011, was originally linked with Chelsea when it was claimed that the Blues were keen to recruit a ‘homegrown’ player as part of the deal that will take experienced goalkeeper Petr Cech to the Emirates Stadium this summer.
However, according to The Sun, Chelsea now want to sign Oxlade-Chamberlain, who has been capped 20 times by England at senior international level, in a straight cash deal.
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The Sun say Chelsea are ready to offer £20m for the player, whose nickname, The Ox, is partly linked to his name and partly linked to his muscular physique.
Oxlade-Chamberlain has played just nine Arsenal games in 2015, scoring one goal and making two assists.