In last night's final of the Conference League, Declan Rice helped his team win 2:1 and secure the European trophy. It is the trophy that the Hammers have been waiting for for a long time. Declan Rice is certainly the most wanted player of the London team.
Many teams want to see him in their team, and there has been a lot of speculation regarding his future. "At the moment there's a lot of speculation going on about my future,” -Rice told BT Sport, as quoted by eurosport.com
“There is interest from other clubs but ultimately I still have two years left at West Ham.
I love this club, I love playing for this club.
There hasn't been nothing yet. My focus is playing for West Ham at the moment.
I'm captain of this club and I can't speak highly enough of this place. Let's just see what happens. Let's wait and see. Who knows." This defensive midfielder could not hide his happiness after West Ham won the European trophy.
He is aware of how much this will mean to his team. "Without a doubt the best day in my career. It's not going to hit me to be honest with you. I'm just going to try and take this moment in."
Declan Rice reacts to comparison
Rice reacted to the comparison to Bobby Moore.
To find yourself in such a situation is surely the dream of every football player. "To be even in that conversation is crazy. I've given my heart playing for this club over the last six years. I'd give anything to help this club win.
We've not had it easy.
We've been facing relegation. To win this now, to be in that category potentially. I don't want to say too much. I'll get too excited." David Moyes has done great things at West Ham. This team obviously has the experience and everything needed to be in the fight for Europe again next season.
"There have been times this year when he's been tested, there have been times this year when a lot of the fanbase wanted him out because of results,” said Rice.
“If you look at his time at this club, he's come in and saved us twice and then made Europe two years in a row. He's up there with the club's best managers of all time”.
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