This could be a huge blow for Chelsea as transfer deadline day is almost upon us and a potential target like Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain rejecting a hefty $45 move to Stamford Bridge. The defending Premier League champions were actually on the brink of tempting the versatile winger across the other part of London after Arsenal changed their stance and reportedly accepted their decent offer.

Chamberlain Rejected Chelsea

But as per BBC Sport, Oxlade-Chamberlain has rocked back Chelsea's offer as Antonio Conte was planning to utilize him as a wing-back instead of his desired central midfield position. This news will surely encourage Liverpool only a day before the transfer window shuts down, and the Reds would be more than happy to use the 24-year-old in his preferred role as BBC Sport claims 'the Ox' is ready to move to a club who will accept his desire.

Player wants Liverpool move

But the question is, will Liverpool make a move for the prolific Englishman? And, if they are not ready to sign him, then Oxlade-Chamberlain will be on the verge of leaving Arsenal as a free player next summer. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has already urged the club hierarchy to take a final call on Oxlade-Chamberlain's future within next 24 hours so he can have the option to generate the funds from the transfer to go for any last-minute adventurous bid to boost his own senior squad after a disastrous start to the new season. Any hopes of securing some cash on the former Southampton man now completely depends on Liverpool's action as the Gunners are thought to be still waiting for a lucrative offer from Jurgen Klopp's team.

On Tuesday, British media almost confirmed Oxlade-Chamberlain move to west London is a done deal after Arsenal were ready to accept Chelsea’s offer following an eventful transfer saga that has entertained both the media and the supporters for the last two months.Antonio Conte, meanwhile, is facing more transfer heartbreak despite his strong intention to secure a couple of last-gasp signings ahead of a packed European schedule.

The Italian tactician has already seen his offers rejected for Real Madrid’s Danilo and Juventus’ Alex Sandro to his wing-back options, as Danilo decided to join Manchester City and Alex Sandro stayed with Juve. Oxlade-Chamberlain, who endured a frustrating evening in Arsenal's 4-0 humiliation to Liverpool last weekend, has made almost 200 appearances for Wenger’s team since his move