The list of Declan Rice fans in the summer of next year is getting longer. After Manchester City are reportedly also eyeing the West Ham midfielder .
Rice is a rising star figure in the EPL in the last three years. He appeared solid in the West Ham midfield so that he became Gareth Southgate’s mainstay in the England national team.
Rice’s slick performance attracted the attention of Manchester United and Chelsea. Both teams are very interested in signing the midfielder in 2022.
Reported by The Sun , the competition for Rice’s signature is getting tougher. Because Manchester City are also interested in securing the services of the midfielder.
Check out Rice’s full transfer situation below.
According to the report, Manchester City are targeting Rice as a replacement for Fernandinho.
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The Brazilian midfielder is now quite old. Performance has also started to decline.
Seeing these conditions, Pep Guardiola feels City need to bring in a new midfielder to replace Fernandinho. Rice is considered the right person to fill the position.
Ready to Redeem
According to the report, Manchester City are ready to compete for the services of the midfielder.
They know that West Ham is charging Rice a high price. The midfielder was sold at 80 million pounds.
City are not daunted by the price tag and they are ready to try to sign Rice next summer.
Want to go
Rice himself is known to want to leave West Ham next season.
He has refused three times a contract extension with The Hammers in order to change clubs.
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Chelsea Sign Juventus Defender in 2022?
Clubs Premier League , Chelsea reportedly had a new transfer target in the next year. They are interested in securing the services of Matthijs De Ligt from Juventus .
Chelsea, as is well known, are in the hunt for a new centre-back. Thomas Tuchel wants to bring in a new defender to strengthen their defense.
This summer, Chelsea had tried to sign Jules Kunde from Sevilla. But for one or two things the transfer failed to happen.
Tuttosport claim that Chelsea are now turning their radar towards Italy. This time they are trying to target Matthijs De Ligt from Juventus.
Why are Chelsea interested in signing De Ligt? Read more below.
According to the report, Chelsea have been watching De Ligt’s actions for a long time.
They think the defender has shown great potential since he was at Ajax. At Juventus the game is considered more mature.
With his young age, Chelsea considers De Ligt to be a very good investment for their team.
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Chelsea know very well that De Ligt will be difficult to get. So they are preparing an attractive proposal for Juventus to be willing to let him go.
They plan to barter players with Juventus. They will offer Timo Werner as part of this transfer deal.
Chelsea know that Juventus are looking for a new striker to replace Ronaldo so they are believed to be interested in this swap.
Chelsea recently managed to win against Aston Villa.
The Blues won 3-0 at Stamford Bridge.