Rice has been linked with a £100m transfer away from the London Stadium this season [Telegraph], however the Hammers have remained stern of their £150m valuation and it’s believed Rice will keep regardless of refusing a brand new contract [Fabrizio Romano].
Now after Piers Morgan claimed that Arsenal ought to go all out for the midfielder, the previous striker has stated there may be ‘no means’ that deal occurs however admitted it’s right down to the house owners to persuade him to remain.
“No means he’s going to Arsenal,” he informed West Ham Zone.
“Not an opportunity. Not an opportunity. Hear, I believe he’s nonetheless received a little bit of honesty in regards to the boy you realize, he couldn’t go to Arsenal.
“The Chelsea factor isn’t going to occur, so you realize.
“Man United could be the one staff that basically wants him. However they want an entire new midfield.
“It is dependent upon the house owners. If he sees them attempting to herald gamers which can be going to raised the staff. I imply, it’s not enjoyable attempting to play in a staff the place you’re on the naked bones and rapidly you’re given the possibility to go to the Champions League.”
Rice desires Champions League soccer and if West Ham don’t win the Europa League this season then it appears extremely unlikely that the club will be capable to present it to him any time quickly.
However with three years remaining on his contract they’re within the driver’s seat for any potential deal and it appears unlikely that anybody will match their valuation this summer season.
In different West Ham information, Tony Cottee says West Ham want ‘5 or 6’ summer season signings, names two gamers to focus on