Jose Fonte is trying to persuade Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to return Southampton, according to the Sunday Mirror.
Arsenal midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain, 22, is a target for former club Southamptonwith several Premier League big guns watching developments this summer.
Southampton captain Fonte, 32, played with Oxlade-Chamberlain in their time together at St Mary’s and is desperate for the England star to go back.
Fonte also tried to persuade Oxlade-Chamberlain to rejoin Saints in January and they clearly still want to sign him at the end of the season.
Oxlade-Chamberlain, 22, currently battling back from a knee injury, faces a dilemma over his future this summer.