The 22-year-old midfielder has seen yet another rise in stock following an impressive European Championships and could be the subject of renewed interest.
Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester powerhouses City and United have all been credited with a potential pursuit previously and the Hammers may be primed for forthcoming offers.
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Speculation surrounding Rice’s future in east London has been ramped up in recent weeks after it was reported the central midfield star had rejected two new contract offers with the Irons.
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Ultimately and perhaps, unfortunately, money could talk on this deal – especially were Rice to express a desire to leave.
Perhaps the upcoming involvement in the Europa League will be enough to say the decision, albeit it could simply be delaying the inevitable.
Should it come to pass, West Ham must demand in excess of £100million for their prized asset in order to sufficiently replenish the squad.