Arsenal starlet Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has no problem being compared with fellow Southampton academy graduates.

Oxlade-Chamberlain lodged with Theo Walcott and Gareth Bale when they were all youngsters at Southampton, and feels it is "only natural" for people to make the comparison between himself and his now Gunners' team-mate.

"Theo and I both came to Arsenal from Southampton at a similar age and play in a similar position, are quick and like to take people on," he told the Sunday Mirror.

"But we and both different people, with different attributes - everybody at the club knows that."