An English club would have taken advantage considering the signing of Declan Rice (West Ham). The player can be transferred for 115 million euros.
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West Ham midfielder Declan Rice’s transfer clears up. A number of prestigious clubs are said to be interested in the player.
Interested parties include Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal. However, the Gunners have a head start in negotiations, if we are to believe it Football Insider.
Arsenal have had a remarkable season under Mikel Arteta and are set to take part in the next edition of the Champions League. This is already a strong argument for attracting rice. And it should give leaders some extra ways to satisfy their coach.
Chelsea prefer another player
The media confirm that the transfer of the midfielder will be completed around 115 million euros. An impressive amount that speaks volumes about the quality and value of the player in the market.
London native Declan Rice prefers to stay in his hometown. Despite his affection for Chelsea, the club he has been a fan of since childhood and where his friend Mason Mount plays, Arsenal will be in pole position to welcome him.
The Blues will be looking for a midfielder. But they are said to have recently turned their attention to Southampton’s Romeo Lavia. Be careful, however, as Mauricio Pochettino’s arrival as coach could revive interest in Rice.
Since making his West Ham debut at the age of 18, Declan Rice has made 238 appearances. The player has scored 14 goals and provided 13 assists in all competitions, establishing himself as a vital part of his team.
At the age of 24, the midfielder has played 41 matches (for 3 goals) with England. The player especially participated in the World Cup, during which he started in all the meetings of his selection.
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