Declan Rice has turned down a 3rd provide of a brand new contract from West Ham and is open to a summer season switch. The phrases would have made him the best-paid participant within the membership’s historical past at about £200,000 every week.
The midfielder has no intention of extending his keep at this stage however understands the membership don’t need to promote and he won’t enable his dedication or professionalism to drop.
A lot of golf equipment together with Manchester United are inquisitive about Rice however West Ham’s supervisor, David Moyes, stated this month that “£150 million simply now could be the minimal, however he’s not on the market. What I do know is that it means there are solely sure golf equipment that might even think about it.”
United wouldn’t pay that for the 23-year-old, though he’s their No 1 goal in that place. Chelsea have a longstanding curiosity however their switch coverage might be formed by the brand new house owners and though Manchester Metropolis desire a midfielder will probably be tough for them to contemplate Rice in the event that they land Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund in one other expensive deal.
It’s understood that West Ham will reject any gives for Rice this summer season, even when he doesn’t renew. Nevertheless there’s a feeling that he might be allowed the next summer season if an appropriate bid is made.
Rice has been at West Ham since 2014, after leaving Chelsea’s academy, and along with his contract working to 2024 and the membership having an choice to increase for an extra yr the house owners don’t really feel below strain to promote.