West Ham fans react to Spurs’ interest in Rice

According to the Daily Express, Tottenham Hotspur are lining up a £35 million summer bid for West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice.

The 20-year-old has been in fine form this season, and has made himself a vital member of Manuel Pellegrini’s first team squad. His performances have been so impressive that the Irons handed him a new long-term contract in December.

However, this new deal doesn’t appear to have put Spurs off. It’s easy to see why Mauricio Pochettino would want to add Rice to his squad too, especially after Moussa Dembele’s January exit to join Chinese Super League club Guangzhou R&F.

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The Hammers, though, must do all they can to hang onto Rice, despite their rivals’ interest in his services. The London-born ace has the capacity to shine for West Ham for many years to come if they can keep him at the club.

After the story of Spurs’ interest emerged, plenty of West Ham fans took to Twitter to give their reactions…