The End of an Era: West Ham’s Captain Declan Rice is Set to Leave
West ham captain, Declan Rice, has reportedly played his final game for the club and will leave this summer after being “promised” a transfer by the team. This news comes as a shock to many fans who have grown accustomed to seeing the 24-year-old midfielder on the pitch.
According to David Sullivan, Chairman of West Ham United FC, they had promised Rice he could leave if he wanted. Unfortunately for them, it seems that he set his heart on leaving and there was no changing his mind. It now looks like they will have to let him go.
The Impact on West Ham United FC
This loss will be felt deeply by all those involved with the club. Losing their captain means that they are losing more than just a player; they are losing someone who has become part of the fabric of their team over time.
Rice’s Future Club?
There is much speculation about where Rice might end up next season but nothing concrete has been revealed yet. However, given his talent and experience in playing for England at international level, there should be plenty of interest from top clubs across Europe.