Arsenal’s goalie Declan Rice smiles during the Premier League match. credit: Alamy
Treble winner Manchester City or Arsenal? West Ham United captain Declan Rice appears to be leaning towards the latter.
This relocation saga is already boring and making life stressful for all of us, yet we are here with another update.
declan rice Arsenal have a top summer target and Mikel Arteta has been laying the groundwork for a transfer since February.
The England midfielder is expected to be worth in excess of £100million. The Gunners have so far made two offers, both believed to be in the region of £90million.
West Ham rejected both bids, giving Manchester City time to assess their options, and with Ilkay Gundogan on the verge of a move to Barcelona, Pep Guardiola has reportedly decided he wants to sign Rice. Are.
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David Ornstein reported on Thursday that the Premier League, European and FA Cup champions were expected to bid later that day, yet no initial offers had been made as of Saturday afternoon.
City’s interest led to some dismay among Arsenal supporters on social media. They are a reactionary group, aren’t they?
Saturday has been a positive day for the club’s fans, however, with an update from The West Ham Way indicating that Rice only wants the Gunners.
The report claims there has been no bid from City, indicating they realize the player’s priority is to join Arsenal. Fabrizio Romano told Thursday that Guardiola’s side would only make a bid if they knew Rice wanted to join them.
When the terms of a deal were discussed between City and West Ham, it was ‘made very clear’ that the 24-year-old ‘really favors going to Arsenal rather than either of them’, with Arteta a ‘key factor’ , who knows ‘Rhys’ role in his project’.
It is worth noting that the Citizens will have a good chance to sign the England midfielder if Arsenal fail to accept the bid.
Bayern Munich have shown interest but Rice has ‘no desire to move to Germany’.
City could still ‘test the waters with a bid’ which could be a good ‘tactical’ move as Arsenal would have to pay more than their original expectation.
Multiple reports suggest Arsenal will make a third offer, which should come very soon.
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