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Face to Face: Reece Oxford

August 9, 2015. It’s the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. Arsenal welcome West Ham to the Emirates Stadium on a warm summer’s afternoon. Aged just 16 years and 237 days, Reece Oxford is making his league debut to become the second-youngest starter in the competition’s history. Just over a month earlier, at 16 years and 198 days old, he became the club’s youngest-ever player, when he started in a Europa League qualifier against Andorran outfit FC Lusitanos. Oxford is thrown in at the deep end: his first task is to keep tabs on Mesut Ozil. Nothing comes easy in this league.
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Ex-West Ham wonderkid Reece Oxford... who had been dubbed ‘the new Rio Ferdinand'...has revived his career in Germany and is fighting to keep Augsburg in the Bundesliga

There was a time when if you were asked to list the players to become England’s next superstar, the name Reece Oxford would have been near the top. So dominant was the 16-year-old on his Premier League debut for West Ham against Arsenal in August 2015, shackling Mesut Ozil, that soon the comparisons began.
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Reece Oxford: Augsburg defender on leaving West Ham and why he’s prepared to spend a decade in the Bundesliga

In the eyes of many West Ham fans, Reece Oxford is – and will always be – inextricably linked to their club. As the youngest player to have ever stepped out for the Hammers, Oxford was destined to return from one of his loan spells in Germany and fulfil his potential in east London, in claret and blue. Or so it seemed to West Ham supporters. But theirWunderkind is not coming home. To Oxford, his history-making performance at Arsenal as a 16-year-old is, well, history. “I’m happy for West Ham,” says Oxford, now at Augsburg on a permanent deal. “I keep in...