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According to reports making the round, Arsenal are on the verge of losing England international Alex Oxlade Chamberlain this summer as Chelsea are reportedly planning a double deal which could see the unsettled man leave this summer transfer window.
Chelsea are reportedly planning to sign highly-rated English duo, Everton’s star Ross Barkley and Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain who are likely to cost £50million combined.
The Blues are aware the club can only have 17 foreign players in their ranks.
Barkley who has also been wanted by Tottenham Hotspur has emerged a surprise target for Chelsea, and Premier League champions hope that the deal could be done for £25million.
Italian manager needs options after allowing Nathaniel Chalobah Asmir Begovic and John Terry leave the club, all of whom counted towards the homegrown numbers.
A homegrown player not only player who have born in the United Kingdom, however, has to have been registered with any FA or FAW club at least three seasons.
Meanwhile, Arsenal versatile midfielder could also be heading to Stamford Bridge despite strong interest from Liverpool.
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