Declan Rice’s West Ham future has drawn the eye of WWE star Triple H, who has despatched the younger midfielder a message encouraging him to stay on the membership.
Triple H, a 14-time WWE world champion, is an enormous fan of the Hammers and has taken a robust curiosity in Rice’s subsequent transfer.
The 21-year-old joined West Ham in 2014 however has been linked with a return to Chelsea, which launched him as a 14-year-old.
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Contracted at London Stadium till 2024, Rice must personally approve any switch within the close to future. Triple H has strongly urged the midfielder to stay at West Ham and develop into a membership hero.
“You realize it is a new season, a brand new time, a brand new launching level for us, NXT UK on BT Sport, however for a lot of others as effectively together with West Ham. So I’ve a message, I’ve a message for one Declan Rice,” Triple H mentioned in a video posted to Twitter.
“Declan, you’ve got bought huge choices forward of you and I perceive that, and much be it for me to let you know what to do, however I would like to offer you a viewpoint that typically in life there are extra essential issues.
“There’s a possibility to be one thing extra. To be a hero. To be a hero to the followers which have supported you. To be a hero to people who have watched you come up by means of a system and reach that system. To be a hero and construct one thing by yourself. To not simply succeed, however succeed in your phrases.
“Construct your franchise, construct your legacy, to develop into one thing extra, to develop into the one and solely, the primary Declan Rice.
“Stick with the people who introduced you to the dance, stick with West Ham and develop into the hero, develop into the champion, develop into all the pieces that all of them know Declan Rice might be.”
Rice made 39 appearances in all competitions for David Moyes’ facet final season, scoring as soon as and contributing three assists.
He performed each minute of the Hammers’ 2019-20 Premier League marketing campaign and wore the captain’s armband 4 instances because the membership in the end secured 16th place after briefly brushing with potential relegation.