West Ham midfielder Declan Rice is a transfer target for Manchester United this summer as the Red Devils rebuild the squad ahead of next season after finishing outside the top four.
According to The Mirror, West Ham will refuse to sell Declan Rice this summer after the midfielder turned down a staggering new eight-year deal worth £200,0000-a-week.
West Ham are reportedly keen on keeping Rice amid interest from Manchester United and are confident Manchester United won’t match their asking price of £150million.
Rice still has two years left on his West Ham contract with an option for a further year.
Rice believes he can earn between £300,000 to £400,000 a week if he secures a move to Manchester United and won’t extend his West Ham contract even if it means him staying at the London Stadium for another year.
With Paul Pogba, Jesse Lingard, Juan Mata and Nemanja Matic all set to leave this summer, Manchester United have made signing Rice a priority this summer.
Midfield is generally seen as one of United’s biggest weaknesses, with incoming boss Erik ten Hag making the position a priority for the summer window.
Rice’s performances this season have marked him out as one of the best midfielders in the Premier League.