FC Bayern’s interest in England international Declan Rice is becoming more concrete. How sky reported there was a phone call between FCB coach Thomas Tuchel and the West Ham United midfield star.
It was a good conversation, Rice are open to a move to the Reds. The German champions are willing to push the efforts for Rice even after the staff quake in the sporting leadership.
Rumors of FCB’s interest in Rice have been circulating for a few days. Loud sky the name of the 24-year-old is “at the top” of Bayern’s list. One is willing to pay a high price for Rice. However, one does not expect that the central midfielder will cost the often rumored 100 million euros. Rather, the package is “a little below”.
Rice is under contract with West Ham until 2024, with an option for a one-year extension. However, a change this summer is considered realistic. In addition to his former club Chelsea, England’s runners-up Arsenal are trying to win him over.
Rice played 49 competitive games for the Hammers this season, scoring 5 goals and providing 4 assists. At the World Cup in Qatar, the right-footed player played in all five of the English national team’s games and was in the starting line-up.
FC Bayern Munich: upheaval in the management floor
After West Ham ended the season in 14th place in the Premier League, another highlight awaits Rice and his team-mates: on June 7th they meet Fiorentina in the Conference League final at the Eden Arena in Prague.
Bayern, on the other hand, will now push ahead with their personnel planning with a different cast after the departure of CEO Oliver Kahn and sports director Hasan Salihamidzic. Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is to be admitted to the supervisory board on Tuesday. He will play a key role in the transfers this summer.