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Declan Rice’s stance on Man Utd & Chelsea transfers amid £100m asking price

West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice is ready to give his all for the club this season and will not attempt to force through a move to Manchester United or Chelsea in the remainder of the transfer window.

The England midfielder has rejected two offers from West Ham over a new contract at the London Stadium as he’s keen to play for a Champions League club.

United and Chelsea have both shown interest in Rice, who has spoken to his England colleagues about life at Old Trafford and Stamford Bridge.

However, the Premier League giants have both been put off by West Ham’s £100m asking price of Rice and it would require the midfielder to attempt to force through an exit for the Hammers to consider a lesser fee.

But the Telegraph report that Rice has returned to pre-season training with the Hammers as scheduled and he has no plans to make any attempts to force through an exit from the east London club.

While Rice is not willing to extend his deal, the Hammers have him tied down for the next three years and feel under no pressure to sell.

Rice was one of England’s best performers as they finished runners-up in the European Championships and the tournament has convinced the midfielder that he can make the step-up to a Champions League club.

The Hammers will compete in the Europa League next term, having fallen out of the top four at the end of last season following Rice’s knee injury.

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