Noel Whelan has insisted West Ham will struggle to preserve Declan Rice this summertime devoid of Champions League soccer.
Talking completely to Football Insider, the previous Leeds striker as opposed the 23-calendar year-old’s situation to that of Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka, who admitted enjoying in Europe’s prime club competitiveness is a “dream”.
A West Ham source informed Football Insider final Thursday (24 March) that David Moyes is prioritising the signing of a new midfielder this summer months.
On the other hand, he is established to preserve Rice on board and wishes to build close to the England global.
Like Saka, Rice has admitted he has an “urgent” drive to perform Champions League soccer.
Whelan instructed Moyes’ designs could go up in smoke if the Hammers are not able to complete fourth this expression.
Whelan explained to Football Insider’s Russell Edge: “Champions League football is the crucial to these gamers,