Declan Rice, West Ham’s club captain, may leave the team in quest of Champions League play, according to manager David Moyes
Declan Rice wants to participate in the “important games” in the Champions League, according to West Ham manager David Moyes.
The former Everton and Manchester United manager added that even as transfer rumors intensify, the Hammers won’t let their captain “walk out of the building.”
The likes of Manchester United, Chelsea, and Liverpool are apparently interested in signing Rice, who did well for England at the World Cup in Qatar.
The England midfielder has advanced in the game as a result of several outstanding performances for West Ham in the Premier League and at the international level. He is now thought of as one of the best in his field.
The Times quoted Moyes as saying of Rice’s desire to compete at the highest level: “He wants to win and play for a really excellent side which is going to offer him the opportunity to do so. Our goal is to make it to the Champions League. At this point, it appears challenging.
We won’t just stand by and let Dec leave the building, that much is certain. There will be a significant battle. He wants to test himself, play in the big games, and be a top player, which is why I like it. You won’t, in my opinion, ever prevent somebody from pursuing their goals.
“He was outstanding at the World Cup and played as good as anyone. For a young player, he assumes a lot of accountability. You imagine where he will be in four or five years, how he will develop and become a better player and leader. All of those things will eventually happen, and they all