David Moyes has admitted he is worried about matters becoming “damaged” at West Ham this summer season amid rumours linking Declan Rice to Manchester United.
Rice has been regularly related with a move far from the Hammers, having emerged as one of the Premier League’s standout stars over the past 18 months. United are one of the aspects involved, with Chelsea and Manchester City also touted as feasible destinations.
United are mainly keen, with the 23-year-vintage being recognized as a concern transfer goal. Midfield has proven to be a hassle function for United this season, with a large number of names being connected in latest months.
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While United continue to be interested by Rice, securing a deal for him may be another count number. West Ham are understandably now not keen on losing their biggest asset, and Moyes has formerly recommended it might take at the least £100million to take the England international off their hands.
However, speaking to the Evening Standard, the Hammers boss has suggested changes could be afoot in the summer. Although he didn’t call Rice without delay, Moyes pointed toward his side dealing with a fight to emerge as stronger for subsequent season, having another time been within the combat for a Champions League spot this marketing campaign.
“My own worry now’s how to preserve going for the next few years, how I construct on it, how I preserve developing it,” Moyes said.
“On and rancid the pitch, things may be broken which we’ll need to attempt to restore. Certainly, Mark Noble leaving can be one among them. We’ve were given a fight on and I want to find a way of having us more potent for subsequent 12 months.
“I see new players, I see a more potent squad, I see a trade of the protect in a few locations because of what’s going on at the club. But so that it will be normal. We do need to make changes in the summer season, we do need to take a look at a way to pass forward again.
“I don’t want to move stale, and when I see things dropping away, I have to make sure I step up. We can’t do an excessive amount of approximately it for the time being, but we ought to make certain we maintain squeezing the remaining bit out of them that we will.
“In football control, you need to make some unpopular choices at times, that’s part of the job. But, look, I’ll constantly try to make the right choices for West Ham.”
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