Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

Rice negotiations reach impasse


Filed: Wednesday, 10th October 2018
By: Staff Writer


Declan Rice is still yet to sign a new contract at West Ham, despite being made a "take it or leave it" offer by the club.

The 19-year-old's future remains very much in the balance despite West Ham United having increased their previous contract offer and having told the youngster that should he fail to agree, all further negotiations will be postponed until the end of the season.

Embed from Getty Images


Although the player himself is happy at the club and willing to tie up any loose ends, Rice's representatives - led by Neil Fewing of the WMG Agency - are understood to be pushing for a far more lucrative deal.

Whilst West Ham are offering a basic salary worth in the region of 21,000 per week, Rice's agents are asking for around 35,000 per week basic - nearly double the figure tabled by the club, whose offer includes several clauses.

The club recently registered a complaint with Talksport after presenter Danny Murphy - who KUMB revealed shares an agent with Rice - insisted that West Ham should stop dragging their heels and make the Irish international a offer in line with his demands.

As well as failing to agree terms with the Hammers regarding a new contract, Rice has also been omitted from Martin O'Neill's latest international squad following the revelation that he had been courted by England.





Related News

   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [15th Feb 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Thursday's news round-up [14th Feb 2019]
   arrow   Declan declares for England [13th Feb 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Thursday's news round-up [7th Feb 2019]
   arrow   Duo nominated in London football awards [6th Feb 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Wednesday's news round-up [6th Feb 2019]
   arrow   West Ham Utd 1-1 Liverpool [4th Feb 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [25th Jan 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Tuesday's news round-up [22nd Jan 2019]
   arrow   In brief - Friday's news round-up [18th Jan 2019]



Your Comments


Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.

Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.

comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
Post match press conference: Jurgen Klopp v West Ham Utd
Jurgen Klopp thanked his goalkeeper for a "genuis" save that kept the score...more
Three Years Ago
Now is the Winter of our discontent
The journalist whose evidence cost West Ham United in excess of 30million in the Carlos Tevez tribu...more
Five Years Ago
Another 20k in the pot
Jonjo Heuerman's latest charity event could add an extra 20,000 to the sum the young Hammers fan ha...more