Liverpool may have spent around £35 million in signing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal in the summer, but fans haven’t been overly-impressed with his start to life at Anfield
Oxlade-Chamberlain left the Emirates in the hopes of increasing his playing time and shifting into his favoured central midfield role.
However, Jurgen Klopp has struggled to slot the England international into his starting XI, with Emre Can, Georginio Wijnaldum and Philippe Coutinho seemingly ahead of him in the pecking order.
Granted, the lack of minutes afforded to Oxlade-Chamberlain probably skews their ratings, but Liverpool fans weren’t the most complimentary when assessing his start to life at the club on Twitter:
Rate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's start to life at Liverpool out of ? pic.twitter.com/Sa2ii4CDpS
— Anfield HQ (@AnfieldHQ) November 30, 2017
— Lewis Harrison (@LewHarrison2001) November 30, 2017
To be fair…6
— deepspot (@Stancerous1) November 30, 2017
he’s not knew to the prem so I expect more from him but I’d give him a 5 for now
— Lil Bruh-Nem (@bles_king) November 30, 2017
— Peter Kinyanjui (@kinyashde) November 30, 2017
Out of 10 ,,, Mo Salah being 10
Sadio Manê being a 9
OX = 5 ,,,, still long way to go
— Corty_Jason (@corty_jason) November 30, 2017
6.5. Yet to hit the standards he can. And also the Klopp effect will be there soon. Hopefully at the end of the season he’s rated at 8.5.
— Rai (@AhmedRaiahmed20) November 30, 2017
5, bang average start, slightly better in recent matches
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEv23235006) November 30, 2017
— H S2000 (@jap_s2000) December 1, 2017
5 on the fence at the moment
— JuliaGoolia (@JuliaxxxGoolia) December 1, 2017
5.5 . we paid £40m for him
— Napcat (@serumq) November 30, 2017
For a £35m player? 5.
— The OA (@_Silveira42) November 30, 2017
5 lot of improvement needed
— irishred (@irishred5times) November 30, 2017
Oxlade-Chamberlain has scored twice since making his move to Merseyside but has been limited to just three Premier League starts.
Is this the form of a player who is finding his feet at Liverpool and can only improve given his pedigree and price tag?