“The link you copied” prompt is a new Google Chrome feature to make copying and pasting URLs into Chrome. This article explains how this feature works and how to disable it if you do not want to use it.
What does the ‘Link you copied” Do?
How do you copy and paste a link to Chrome usually? You will long-tap a link, copy it and then open Chrome, long-press and then choose paste.
The “link you copied” prompt wants to make it a bit easier for you. When you tap within the addressbar to enter a URL, if you have a link in your clipboard, (that is, if you have copied any link), Chrome will show this prompt. When you tap this prompt, Chrome will automatically paste the copied URL into the addressbar and open it.
Disable ‘Link you copied” Prompt
There used to be a flag in the chrome://flags to disable this feature (Clipboard URL suggestions). This is no longer available.
I will update this post as soon as something is available to disable this.