Instead, the initial interest in the now 18-year-old has significantly cooled and today he is set to complete a loan move that very few people saw coming.
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Despite being highly rated at West Ham, Oxford is unlikely to feature regularly for the Irons due to the presence of established midfielders Mark Noble, Cheikhou Kouyate and Pedro Obiang, while no permanent offers are being considered by West Ham, such is their belief in the England Under-20 worldwide.
Oxford is one of the brightest prospects coming through at the London Stadium now, and appeared set to enjoy a rapid rise when, as a 16-year-old, he kept Mesut Ozil quiet as the Hammers won against Arsenal on the opening day of the 2015-16 season.
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Under Perez, Real Madrid have won three Champions League titles in four seasons. It would be very bad business to sell him.
However, Oxford has made just 13 subsequent senior appearances for the Hammers and spent the second half of last season in the Championship with Reading, for whom he played five times.
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