England axe was 'kick up the backside' for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain admits his England axe was a "kick up the backside" as he vowed to fight for his place.
The Arsenal forward revealed he never spoke to former Three Lions boss Sam Allardyce during his 67 days in charge after being omitted from the ex-manager's only squad.
He has returned under interim boss Gareth Southgate for the World Cup qualifying double header against Malta at Wembley on Saturday and Tuesday's trip to Slovenia.
Oxlade-Chamberlain has not played for England in a year and also missed Euro 2016 with a knee injury but knows being left out of Allardyce's... read more
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