Revealed: Majority of West Ham United fans confident Rice will stay put

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After West Ham United secured a point against Chelsea in a goalless draw last Sunday, one man stood out.

Declan Rice is still in his teens, but the versatile talent put in a solid display in the middle of the park.

The 19-year-old has played as a holding midfielder in the Hammers’ last two Premier League matches, in which they defeated Everton 3-1 and held Chelsea at the London Stadium.

There is no doubting Rice’s ability, but there is some concern over his long-term future at the East London outfit.

According to a recent report in the Daily Mail, the club and Rice’s representatives have hit a stumbling block over a new deal.

The player is currently on £3,000 a week, but is demanding a significant increase to match his rise on the pitch.

The publication claims that the Hammers are offering a bump up to £12,000 per week and are unwilling to budge, but Rice’s camp are not satisfied with the new terms.

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Rice’s current deal does not expire until 2020, but we asked you whether the club would be able to keep him beyond that, and a large number of fans are feeling confident.

Article title: Revealed: Majority of West Ham United fans confident Rice will stay put

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