West Ham manager David Moyes has openly ruled out Declan Rice leaving the club in the January transfer window. His words at the press conference ahead of his team’s Premier League meeting with Brentofrd on Friday were quite clear.
“Declan won’t have any chance of leaving in this window, if that’s what you mean. he said.
Rice stocks have risen to huge heights over the last couple of seasons. He is only 23 years old and has 39 caps for the national team, playing regularly for England under Gareth Southgate. Rice combines a huge physique with excellent understanding of the game and maturity, which greatly belies his age. In the past few windows, he has been closely associated with Chelsea and Manchester United, and most recently with Liverpool.
However, West Ham have always been extremely reluctant to even consider the prospect of losing his services anytime soon and his contract, which expires in 2024 but allows the club to unilaterally initiate a one-year extension, puts them in a very strong position. . the ability to waive any interest.