A lot of West Ham fans are reacting to the latest news that suggests Chelsea are very keen on Declan Rice, and it’s safe to say the Hammers believe he should not be sold for the reported valuation.
According to The Sun, Chelsea want to make the West Ham star a key part of their defence. Frank Lampard sees the former Chelsea trainee playing in the middle of a new look three man defence, and is willing to part with £45m to get the deal over the line.
After making his debut for the Hammers only three years ago, the 21 year-old England international, per Transfermarkt, has had a remarkable rise, and is now a crucial part of the Irons side.
This has seen him gain a great amount of experience, and he is clearly highly rated as he has already been captain of the club when called upon.
To be given the captaincy at such a historically big club shows that he oozes great quality and leadership, and Hammers fans will be hopeful that if they stay up, he will remain at the club.
Here is what they said following the news, with many suggesting that they should definitely not sell him for the reported £45m fee and should demand more.
Chelsea want to make West Ham star Declan Rice a key part of their defence.
Lampard sees the former Chelsea trainee playing in the middle of a new look three man defence, and is willing to part with £45m to get the deal over the line.
— West Ham Gossip (@westham_gossip) June 28, 2020
And the rest 45 ain’t even close to the amount we should get for him 80-90 at the very least
— Simon Anderson (@big_si1987) June 28, 2020
@_DeclanRice PLEEEEEEEASE DON’T LEAVE US Dec! 😟😟😟⚒️
— ⚒Nicola⚒ (@PrettyBubbles65) June 28, 2020
He needs to progress and while we have the board we do he can’t especially playing in the championship get 70+ million for him
— Ricksta (@Ricky87867277) June 28, 2020
70 million, not a penny less.
— West Ham Over land And Sea Forum (@WestHamoverlan1) June 28, 2020
£45m- I bet he does how much for the other leg?
— Colin (@colinblake18) June 29, 2020
If we go down we won’t get £70m. But nowhere near enough at £45m
— John (@0703jab) June 28, 2020
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