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Liverpool ready to release midfielder next summer

Liverpool ready to release midfielder next summer

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain news

Oxlade-Chamberlain to leave Liverpool

Liverpool are prepared to release midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain when his contract expires next summer.

The England international has been with the Reds for the past five-and-a-half years, but has played sparingly amid several injuries.

He is currently nursing after long-term setback, and Football Insider claim that this could be his final season with the Reds.

The former Arsenal man is currently out with a serious hamstring injury, and there appears no return date at the current point.

Aside from Oxlade-Chamberlain, Naby Keita, James Milner and Roberto Firmino are also in the last year of their deals.

Among the trio, Firmino seems more likelier to pen a new deal despite the fact that he is now the club's second-choice striker.

Keita, on the other hand, wants assurance of regular game time which seems unlikely with the fierce competition for places.

The Guinea star has been linked with a Bosman move to Borussia Dortmund. They have made contact with his agent.