Writing on Twitter, reliable club insider ExWHUemployee has backed reports of a significant contract update involving West Ham United star Declan Rice.
The Lowdown: Rice rejects new deal offers…
Indeed, despite West Ham’s eagerness to keep hold of the 22-year-old, who is currently shining at Euro 2020, the midfielder has apparently snubbed two improved deal proposals.
It is thought that he is not making a ‘concerted’ effort to leave but still wants to be informed of any incoming bids, with Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City all monitoring his situation.
The Latest: ExWHUemployee backs these claims…
Writing on Twitter, club insider ExWHUemployee has now backed these reports with a six-word claim.
Reinforcing rumours that the player has indeed snubbed attempts by West Ham to tie down their star, Ex simply stated that ‘the information about Rice is true‘.
Expanding on this development, Ex says that the offers were simply not befitting of Rice’s ability and the club will have to table far improved terms to secure his future.
Allegedly, the salary proposals were even below what Andriy Yarmolenko is currently earning at the club (£115,000-per-week, spotrac).
The Verdict: Big blow…
This could come as a Hammer blow to the club as they aim to keep their star man and ward off potential suitors, but a silver lining could be that Rice doesn’t seem to be pushing to leave.
ExWHUemployee’s update indicates that West Ham could potentially tie him down by coming back with a much improved offer, but the club may have to make this a top priority given his array of suitors.
As West Ham gear up for a busy campaign including the Europa League group stages, the last thing they will want is to lose their talisman.
In other news: West Ham make approach to sign ‘magnificent’ 34-cap ace for Moyes, find out more here.
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