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Liverpool ready to spend $15 million on teen

Liverpool is set to make a $15 million bid for 17-year-old attacking midfielder  Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who has made only 14 starts for third-division Southampton. But he has scored six goals is regarded by many as a better prospect than Theo Walcott was at the same age. Walcott, currently with Arsenal, also launched his pro career at Southampton.

Arsenal is also interested in Oxlade-Chamberlain, whom Liverpool scouts view as one of the finest prospects in England.

Struggling Liverpool needs a player to support Spanish striker Fernando Torres, who is currently in a slump.

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