Declan Rice, a former player for England’s West Ham United, has signed a long-term contract with Arsenal.
The 24-year-old midfielder has extensive experience, having played 245 times in the Premier League for the Hammers and earning 43 caps for England. Declan began his junior career with Chelsea. But in 2014 he made his senior debut on the last day of the 2016–17 season. At the age of 18, and he remained a vital member of their first-team squad for the next six years.
After being chosen captain in May 2022, he led the Hammers to the Europa Conference League championship in June. He was honored as the league’s Most Valuable Player by UEFA. He was a mainstay in the England national squad. Declan appeared in both the Euro 2020 and 2022 FIFA World Cup tournaments.
Rice has excellent skills
“Declan is a player with excellent skill and a solid track record at both the club and international levels,” remarked Sporting Director Edu. Arsenal is overjoyed to have Declan join the team. The transfer itself has been the result of a lot of hard work and careful planning by everyone involved.
In keeping with Arsenal’s plan to compete with young, talented players at the club’s core, Declan Rice is a high-quality, young international player who will provide significant strength to Arsenal’s group.
Having Declan join Mikel, Arsenal’s coaches, and his new teammates in time for the upcoming season is fantastic news.
We’re thrilled to have Declan join our team,” Manager Mikel Arteta said. He’s an extremely talented player who has consistently given his all for England and the Premier League. Injecting undeniable quality into the club, Declan is also an excellent talent with huge potential.
Even though he’s only 24, Declan already has a wealth of Premier League experience. He has led a successful West Ham squad as captain, and we all witnessed him hoist the European Cup only recently.
Arsenals are thrilled to have him on board. Because of the amazing level of responsibility and leadership he has demonstrated thus far.
Everyone at Arsenal is excited to have Declan as part of the team. He will wear jersey number 41.The transfer is contingent on all necessary approvals being obtained.