West Ham could be forced to sell Declan Rice for £70m next summer.
That’s according to a recent report in the Telegraph, who claim the Hammers may have no choice but to admit defeat when it comes to keeping hold of the England midfielder.
Rice, despite being under contract until 2025, has already made it clear that he will not sign an extension and that will almost certainly mean that some of Europe’s big names will try to offload him before London.
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In action for Gareth Southgate’s England in Qatar, Rice, who started in the Three Lions’ group opener against Iran on Monday, is proving once again that he is one of the country’s best defensive midfielders and, previously of the summer window, interest is sure to increase. ride
While he was previously valued at £150m, the Hammers are now said to be prepared to accept as little as £70m.
Clubs rumored to be interested in the 23-year-old include Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United.