Ian Wright: What I said to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after his Liverpool FC move

Ian Wright reveals that he wished Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain good luck after his move to Liverpool FC from Arsenal last year

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Ian Wright
Arsenal legend Ian Wright Photo: BT Sport

Ian Wright has revealed that he wished Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ‘good luck’ after his move to Liverpool FC from Arsenal.

The England international completed a move to the Reds from Arsenal in the summer transfer window.

Oxlade-Chamberlain opted to move to Liverpool FC ahead of interest from defending Premier League champions Chelsea FC.

The 24-year-old was often criticised for his subdued performances in the Arsenal team after failing to realise his talent at The Emirates.

Wright was quick to defend Oxlade-Chamberlain and urged Arsene Wenger to give the versatile midfielder a regular run in the team.

The English midfielder has improved under current Liverpool FC boss Jurgen Klopp in the 2017-18 Premier League season.

Former Arsenal striker Wright revealed what he said to Oxlade-Chamberlain following his move to Liverpool FC from Arsenal.

Asked whether Oxlade-Chamberlain has improved at Anfield, Wright told BBC Radio 5 live:

“Absolutely [Ox has improved at Liverpool]. When he left I said good luck to him.”

Oxlade-Chamberlain has scored three goals and has made four assists in 15 appearances in the Premier League this term.

Liverpool FC have one foot in the Champions League quarter-finals following a 5-0 win at FC Porto in the first leg of their last-16 clash.

MORE: Latest Liverpool FC news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Exclusive interview
The Sport Review
Exclusive interview: John Barnes on why Roberto Firmino is Liverpool FC’s most important player
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Meet Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s girlfriend Amine Gulse
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
The Sport Review
Meet Chelsea FC star Andreas Christensen’s girlfriend Katrine Friis
2018 Review
The Sport Review
Milestones and memories, with Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Halep, Radwanska, and more
The Sport Review
Gary Lineker sends message to Mo Salah after Liverpool FC’s 4-0 win at Bournemouth
The Sport Review
Arsenal to consider selling Mesut Ozil in January – report