Moyes could lose an “underrated” West Ham player ready to leave in 2022, a reporter claims
Write for 90min, Reporter Graeme Bailey has shared an update on Declan Rice and his future at West Ham United as the clubs envision a move for the 22-year-old.
The Lowdown: Rice thrives …
After a impressive EM 2020 campaign with England, the Irons midfielder has developed further at club level under David Moyes.
Indeed, after Who scored No West Ham regular with more than one start has, on average, a higher passing accuracy than the 22-year-old (92%), with Rice also having the highest interceptions per 90 in midfield.
This has made the clubs sit up and take notice, especially after turning down two offers on a new deal at the London stadium over the summer transfer window (The guard).
Rice was a key part of Moyes’ soaring West Ham crew, the are currently in the top four and are good at fighting for a place in the Champions League, but now there is news of his future in the capital.
The latest: Bailey drops Rice’s exit claim …
Write for 90minBailey have now claimed that the three-lions ace “is prepared to leave West Ham in” summer 2022 “- regardless of whether they secure a place in the European Cup next season.
In fact, as their headline says, West Ham and Moyes could “lose” the player.
Liverpool and Chelsea are also interested and it is believed that GSB “won’t get in the way” when their valuation of Â£ 120m is reached.
The verdict: crunch time?
That news could be a blow to Moyes and West Ham fans given the importance of Rice to the team, but much will hamper the East London club, who are still in full control.
Rice’s current contract runs until 2024 and the Hammers have the option to extend his stay for another year (Transfer market), so that the GSB has no urgent need to accept an incoming offer for its services.
However, if a prospect makes an offer of Â£ 120 million, it would be difficult for West Ham not to at least consider a sale if the player’s desire to leave escalates in the meantime.
Young, domestic, and a stellar Premier League performer, the Irons have plenty of reasons to ask as much money as possible for their prize money.
Keep talking Rio Ferdinand’s YouTube channelas transcribed by The shoe roomAston Villa striker Ollie Watkins even called Rice “massively underrated” and “like a Rolls-Royce,” which highlighted his obvious quality.
In other news: ‘Talks have taken place’ … Journalist shares news as the powerhouse is now open to join West Ham, find out more Here.