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Liverpool midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain: For all Gooners - we had to stop Spurs!

Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says victory over Tottenham in the Champions League final was for his old Arsenal fans.

Oxlade-Chamberlain was sent a number of messages from Arsenal supporters on social media pleading with him to help stop rivals Spurs from becoming the first north London side to claim the European Cup.

And in an interview with former Gunners teammate Per Mertesacker, Oxlade-Chamberlain said: "As former Gooners we know what that meant to all the Arsenal fans out there.

"It was massive for us at Liverpool but once a Gooner, always a Gooner.

"I had a personal feeling in that game that we needed to get it done for all the people I left at Arsenal.

"I know they were all willing us on to win that one. I'm happy that we could do it."

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