Arsenal will have to pay record price to sign Declan Rice from West Ham: report

Arsenal target Declan Rice of West Ham United reacts during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Everton FC at London Stadium on January 21, 2023 in London, England.
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Arsenal have been quoted a price by West Ham if they want to sign Declan Rice, according to reports.

The Irons skipper is apparently the priority signing for the Gunners this summer, following the failed pursuit of Brighton & Hove Albion star, Moises Caicedo. It is believed that manager Mikel Arteta wants another defensive midfielder to compete with Thomas Partey long-term. 

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Mark White
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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.