Exclusive: John Barnes comments on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

A general view of the pitch in the sunshine ahead of the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Arsenal at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on August 27, 2017.

Liverpool signed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal on transfer deadline day.

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Former Newcastle United winger John Barnes has told HITC Sport that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is a good signing for Liverpool.

Oxlade-Chamberlain moved to Liverpool from Premier League rivals Arsenal in the summer transfer window.

According to BBC Sport, the Reds had to pay the Gunners a fee of £35 million in order to secure the services of the England international on transfer deadline deal.

It has also been reported that the 24-year-old, who can operate as a winger or as a central midfielder, turned down defending Premier League champions Chelsea before his switch to Anfield.

Former Liverpool star Barnes has praised the signing of Oxlade-Chamberlain, and has said that the ex-Southampton man is a typical Jurgen Klopp signing.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on August 11, 2017 in London, England.

In an exclusive interview with HITC Sport, Barnes, speaking on behalf of Bonus Code Bets, said about Oxlade-Chamberlain’s move to Liverpool: “For Liverpool, I think he is a good signing because he is a Jurgen Klopp-type player.

“Jurgen Klopp likes players who play with high intensity, high energy. He can play in one of the three midfield positions. He likes players who are very direct, very strong, very quick, which is what he brings.

"He can also play in one of the wide positions in terms of where Mane or Salah plays. I think he is a typical Jurgen Klopp-type signing.”

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal controls the ball during the match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Arsenal FC at ANZ Stadium on July 15, 2017 in Sydney, Australia.

Liverpool finished fourth in the Premier League table last season and will be aiming to repeat those heroics during the 2017-18 campaign.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are second in the league table at the moment with seven points from three matches, two points behind leaders Manchester United.

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