Manchester United legend Andy Cole urged Declan Rice to choose Liverpool over any other club. Many Premier League clubs are currently vying for his services this summer. Furthermore Declan Rice is expected to leave West Ham this summer. The Hammers have set £100m for the English player. Moreover clubs like Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea are all interested in signing the player. However it is believed that Arsenal are currently in the pole position to sign the player. But Andy Cole have suggested that Declan Rice should go for Liverpool over any other club in the Premier League. Cole have questioned whether a move to Arsenal will be the right step for Rice or not. As the Gunners are already well stocked in the midfield area.
Former Manchester United player urges Declan Rice to join Liverpool
The former Manchester United player talks about his concerns regarding the transfer move. He believes that Arsenal are already fully packed in the central-midfield position. Therefore Declan Rice will have to fight for a spot in the starting squad. Cole shared, “Declan Rice has been inconsistent, and also what does he actually do? Is Arsenal the right move? They already have Jorginho, Thomas Partey, Granit Xhaka, and Mohamed Elneny just signed a contract extension. Someone has to move on because Mikel Arteta won’t be able to keep everyone happy. Is Chelsea the right move? I’m not sure either because they have just bought Enzo Fernandez and other midfielders. It will be interesting who he chooses. But the £100m price tag West Ham have put on him, I would not pay that.”
He further added, “If Liverpool are interested in Rice, then I’d be looking at that midfield if I was him because they need a rebuild. It looks like Liverpool plan to start all over again in the midfield, and also it’s not like they’re a bad team, they will bounce back next season.”
However Jack Wilshere disagreed with Cole. He believes that Declan Rice would be a perfect for the Gunners. He believes that Mikel Arteta could develop him into one of the finest midfielders in Europe. Furthermore even the Gunners fans will be pleased with the signing.
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