News that Declan Rice (24, West Ham) has promised to transfer to Arsenal has been reported.
Rice is one of the midfielders representing the Premier League from England. Rice, who can digest both defensive midfielder and center back, is in charge of the build-up with excellent passing ability. He also has the progressiveness to carry the ball directly depending on the situation.
Rice has been active as a main resource for West Ham since the age of 18, and was responsible for the waist of the England national team as a main player in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Naturally, Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid are constantly showing interest in Rice.
But recently a new team has emerged. Just Arsenal. The British ‘Guardian’ said, “Rice prefers to transfer to Arsenal. 스포츠토토 He wants to play under Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta. Arsenal is also willing to compete for Rice.”
Moreover, it was also reported that Rice had already promised to transfer to Arsenal. The British ‘Sports Bible’ said on the 25th (Korean time), “Rice promised to transfer to Arsenal next summer. Real will also make an offer, but it seems likely that this too will be rejected.”
“Arsenal invested 72 million pounds (approximately 110 billion won), the club’s highest transfer fee, for the signing of Nicola Pepe in 2019. He added that he could break the club record for Rice recruitment.
Rice has signed a contract with West Ham until the summer of 2024. West Ham want to trigger an option for a one-year extension, but Rice is pushing for a move. West Ham is known to want around £80 million (120 billion won) in transfer fees if Rice leaves.