Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has reportedly rejected a new contract offer from Arsenal, with Liverpool continuing to be linked with a move.
According to the Liverpool Echo, the England international has told the club he will not sign a new deal at the Emirates.
In fact the report claims that Oxlade-Chamberlain could look to see out his current deal, before leaving on a free transfer next summer.
The 23-year-old has reportedly decided he needs to leave the club, in order to improve and fulfil his potential.
He is believed to be interested in a move to Liverpool, with Jurgen Klopp having already been tipped to land the Ox this summer.
Arsenal have turned down an approach from the Reds already, but may now have to listen to offers, to avoid losing him for free next year.
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The versatile youngster is estimated to be worth around £25m, although the report does claim there are doubts about a move to Liverpool.
Oxlade-Chamberlain is keen to play regularly next season, particularly in a World Cup year, and it is unlikely Klopp could guarantee him a regular place in the side.
Manchester City and Chelsea have also been linked with a move for the Ox, but are not believed to have made an approach for him yet.
Also, like Liverpool, he may struggle to force his way into the team under Antonio Conte or Pep Guardiola.