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Madrid made contact with Rice, claims pundit


Filed: Tuesday, 16th April 2019
By: Staff Writer


A Talksport pundit has claimed that Real Madrid have been in touch with Declan Rice's family with view to potentially signing the 20-year-old midfielder.

Scott Minto, who was on West Ham's books between 1999 and 2003 and now works as a pundit for the radio station insisted that a "reliable source" had told him the Spanish giants have recently contacted an unnamed member of the English international's family.

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"I heard that even Real Madrid knocked on Declan Rice's door and spoke to his family," Minto told Talksport. "I will not say who told me that, but it is a very reliable source."

With new Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane set for a major overhaul at the Bernabeu Stadium this summer, Rice is just one of many Premier League stars being linked with a move to the continental mainland.

However any move for one of England's most in demand players would demand a transfer fee that would dwarf West Ham's current transfer record of 25million, received from Marseille for Dimitri Payet in January 2017.





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