West Ham determined to challenge himself at a top-four club
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According to The Athletic, Declan Rice has turned down two contract offers from West Ham United and is looking for a new challenge.

Despite interest from Manchester United, Manchester City, and Chelsea, the club has stated that the 22-year-old is not for sale.

Last season, the Hammers finished sixth in the Premier League, earning them a place in the Europa League.

The West Ham ace saw his friend Mason Mount win the Champions League a few weeks ago and wishes he could have been there to celebrate with the Chelsea players.

Rice has three years left on his contract, with an option for a fourth, and West Ham has complete control over his future.

He has established himself for both club and country, and he could probably start for any of Europe’s top clubs.

Without a question, West Ham has improved under manager David Moyes, but Rice has made it clear that signing a contract extension would jeopardize his prospects of leaving.

The early signals aren’t promising, but if we don’t live up to his expectations, supporters shouldn’t begrudge him his desire to join the big leagues.

While West Ham fans do not expect the England international to submit a transfer request in order to force through a move to (The Athletic), failure to finish in the top-six at the end of next season could have him reconsidering his future at the London Stadium.

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