Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka is reportedly trying his best to convince Declan Rice to join the club in the next summer. Hence, the Gunners are also leading the race for his signature.
West Ham United are also open to selling the England international for over 100 million in next summer. The Hammers are also hoping that other top Premier League clubs will join the race.
ARSENAL AND DECLAN RICE TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, Arsenal are trying their best to convince Declan Rice to join the club in the next summer transfer window. The report also claims that the Gunners are in positive discussions with his agent. A report also claims that the Gunners are ready to make 80 million bid in the starting days of the next summer transfer window. The report also claim that the midfielder has also inquired about the style of play of the Premier League giants. A number of the Gunners players especially Bukayo Saka is already trying his best to convince Declan Rice.
Hence, it looks like Arsenal have laid out a brilliant strategy from all the sides to convince Declan Rice to join them. Local Journalist Chris Wheatley has also said that Rice is best friends with Bukayo Saka in the national team camp. He further said, “I think they have a pretty good chance of signing Declan Rice this summer. He’s a player that Mikel Arteta really likes. I think from Rice’s side as well, there’s a curiosity and intrigue on joining Arsenal, especially with the season that is currently ongoing. “I think Declan Rice is seeing that Arsenal are really on the up under Mikel Arteta, and as well, he has friends in the team. Bukayo Saka is one of his best mates in the England setup.
WEST HAM ARE HOPING TO HAVE A BIDDING WAR FOR THEIR STAR MIDFIELDER
According to reports, West Ham United are hoping to start a bidding war for Declan Rice in the next summer transfer window. They want to get a English record transfer fee for the England star midfielder. Hence, they are hoping other teams to fight with Arsenal for his signature. The Hammers manager David Moyes is also hoping for a record sale of Declan Rice. Hence, it is clear that the Gunners have to keep on increasing the transfer budget for next summer.
A number of report also claim that the Hammers are going to demand 120 million for Declan Rice. They are also hoping to sell him in the next summer transfer window. It is because the England midfielder has refused to extend his contract beyond 2024. Hence, the next summer transfer window is the best time for them to get a good price for their star midfielder. The reports also claims along with Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United are also intensifying their interest.
However, the main advantage for Arsenal is they have the most in-form manager and best atmosphere at the moment. Hence, the star players of other clubs will certainly keep a close eye on their project for the next years. The Gunners are also hopeful that they will have Champions League football next season for the new players.
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