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The Real Reason Declan Rice Won’t Sign For Chelsea Revealed

Amuda Segun

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English journalist Alex Crooks has revealed that Chelsea won’t be able to sign West Ham United star Declan Rice this summer despite the fact that the Blues are pushing for a deal to happen.

Chelsea have spent most of their money on new players in European football this summer but that has not stopped them from pursuing a deal for Declan Rice. Blues manager Frank Lampard is said to be a big admirer of the England international.

TalkSports expert Alex Crook said that Chelsea won’t be able to pull off a deal for Declan Rice as the transfer would require an outrageous offer from the Blues. Recent reports stated that Chelsea will have to spend at least £80m to sign Rice.

The journalist also established that West Ham United owners David Gold and David Sullivan are not ready to face another backlash with the sale of a top player like Declan Rice.

The West Ham owners were heavily criticised when they sold exciting winger Grady Diangana to newly promoted outfit West Bromwich Albion in an £18m and they don’t want a repeat with Declan Rice.

Rice was a Chelsea player before the club released him from the club at the age of 14.

I am Segun Amuda , Journalist at Thewistle.com. You can also find my articles here on topics related to Football. Outside Blogging, I have a keen interest in watching English Premier League Games. For any queries or issues related to articles on our website, kindly get in touch.