There has never been an English footballer who has played in Saudi Arabia, but that could change in the future.

Liverpool star Oxlade-Chamberlain considering lucrative offer from Saudi Arabia


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s contract with Liverpool expires on June 30, and the midfielder has apparently been offered a position in the Saudi Pro League for the start of the following season.

The Reds have already signed Alexis Mac Allister to their midfield and are actively strengthening their squad in preparation for the 2023–24 season after being eliminated from the Champions League.

This summer, four players, including Oxlade-Chamberlain, Roberto Firmino, James Milner, and Naby Keita, will be departing Anfield.

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The Daily Mail reports that Oxlade-Chamberlain has been given the opportunity to go to the Middle East with a lucrative contract by Saudi Arabia.

The 29-year-old would make history if he moved by becoming the first English international to play in the Saudi Pro League. In fact, Oxlade-Chamberlain is a trailblazer in that regard because no player from the British Isles has ever played in Saudi Arabia before.

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Regardless, Oxlade-Chamberlain’s troubles are highlighted by his five starts in all competitions in the 2022/23 season, with his last England appearance coming in November 2019 against Kosovo.

He is the latest high-profile player linked with a move to the country, following the recent acquisitions of Karim Benzema, N’Golo Kante, and Kalidou Koulibaly.