West Ham ‘want to build a future around Declan Rice’ amid interest from Chelsea and Manchester United
West Ham are ‘determined to build their future around Declan Rice and will turn down an offer of £100m from Chelsea, Man City or Man United… and believe they can be a ‘real force’ with the England star
- Reports claim that West Ham are doubling down on their desire to keep Declan Rice
- The English midfielder is interesting to a number of top clubs, including Chelsea
- But West Ham think they can challenge Europe with Rice on their team
- The club has reportedly turned down an offer to buy their star, even in the £100m range
West Ham United believe they can turn into a ‘real force’ in the Premier League by keeping him Declan rice No bids will be accepted for the midfielder, according to reports.
Hammers are heading towards Europe after being galvanized under the leadership David Moyes And Rice became one of the focal points of the team, winning praise from the likes of Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand and John Terry – who called him the best defensive midfielder in the world.
West Ham want Declan Rice to be a major part of their future and plan to turn down any offers, according to reports.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel (left) and Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola are believed to be keen on this
His performances in the middle of the park have led to huge interest from some of the Premier League’s best teams – including Chelsea, where he started his career, Man City and Manchester United, but the sun He claims they would find it difficult to lure him out of the London Stadium.
The report adds that West Ham are determined to build their future around the 22-year-old and feel he can regularly challenge Europe on his side.
Rice is seen as “a symbol of what West Ham stands for” and they want him to take center stage, especially with Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky expected to pay £150m for a 27 per cent stake in the club.
The midfielder has been one of the stars of the season and West Ham want to keep him
And she says even if any of the big parties made a bid of up to £100m, West Ham would still turn it down.
Last month, his manager Moyes said any club making that amount of money would have gotten a “deal”, but now he says such a deal is off the table.
There was a deal to be had with Declan in the amount of £100 million. “That deal is gone now,” he said. So we have a lot of good players in this football club. I think while you’re building and developing, people may always come and look at your players. But it’s good that they are because that tells us that they are doing a good job.
David Moyes has warned clubs they missed out on a £100m ‘deal’ for him this season
Rice himself is enjoying working under the Scotsman, and is enjoying the chance to play in the Europa League as deputy captain this season.
“The manager just told me to go out there and do what I do best and give me the confidence to go out there and perform,” he said.
To be fair, that’s all you can ask a manager. I’m really lucky that I got him as a manager and that we have a very close relationship.
“Leading West Ham in Europe is a really special moment every time, taking the armband and going out with thousands of us on the field.”