Saints starlet ready for Prem

19 July 2011 10:36
Southampton starlet Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain feels he is ready for Premier League football this season.[LNB] Oxlade-Chamberlain is regarded as one of the brightest talents outside England's top-flight after enjoying a breakthrough campaign last season.[LNB]The 17-year-old featured in 34 League One matches last term, scoring nine league goals as Saints won promotion to the Championship.[LNB]The in-demand teenager is now hoping Southampton do not block his Premier League dream before the summer transfer window closes.[LNB]The likes of Arsenal, Liverpool and Man City are all keen on his signature, but the Gunners are believed to be his preferred destination.[LNB]"Southampton, and especially the fans, have been brilliant to me ever since I broke into the first team," commented the youngster.[LNB]"It has been fantastic helping them to get promoted. But now I feel I'm ready to play in the Premier League."

Source: Team_Talk