West Ham star midfielder Declan Rice has reacted to his third-place end within the Soccer Writers’ Associations Footballer of the 12 months awards. 

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah ran away with the prize with Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne ending in second place. 

The Hammers stalwart was evidently starstruck by being within the firm of two of the world’s greatest gamers however insisted he has much more he can “set free the bag”. 

He stated as per Sky Sports activities: “Third – yeah not dangerous, not dangerous. 

“I’d have favored to have received it. Clearly, I’m up in opposition to Salah and De Bruyne. 

“It’s arduous to say often because I can by no means actually think about myself placing my title with the 2 sorts of gamers and to come back third reveals individuals are appreciating what I’ve achieved on the soccer pitch.

“This season I really feel like I’ve taken one other step in the suitable course in my profession however I’m nonetheless solely 23 and belief me, I do know myself, I’ve acquired a lot extra that I can set free the bag.”


Third place is an unbelievable achievement. Rice shouldn’t solely be wanting on the gamers above him, he ought to take a look at a few of the names he has overwhelmed as a result of there are some world-class gamers on that checklist. 

To be named the third-best participant within the Premier League is very large and the Londoner really deserves it. 

For a very long time, it has solely been the West Ham followers which have raved over the previous Chelsea man however his spectacular European Championship marketing campaign with England has put him on the map which was most likely a nasty factor for the Irons with him now wanting set to depart the club sooner moderately than later. 

He joked about eager to win the award and while that’s all enjoyable and video games – a part of him genuinely thinks that. 

The England worldwide drive is second to none and that mixed with simple high quality will see him win the award sooner or later.

In different West Ham information, Moyes is assessing his squad as he desires the “ultimate say” on transfers based on stories by Sky Sports activities.

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Author: Londonlad

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