Declan Rice has penned down a new long-term contract at West Ham United.
The Irish youngster has committed his future at the east London club until 2024.
Irish defender turned midfielder Declan Rice has signed a new long-term deal at West Ham United, which will see him plying his trade at the London Stadium until 2024. The 19-year-old player has been one of the most consistent performers for the side this season and has contributed heavily in their progress in the 2018/19 Premier League campaign.
The player was ecstatic to commit his future at the east London club. In an interview with the Hammers website, he said, “I’m absolutely delighted to have got the contract done, signed and to commit my future to the club until 2024. I’m absolutely ecstatic.”
He also added, “Without a doubt, the plan was always to stay at West Ham. I’ve had the support from the fans, from the players and from the manager and now, to get it done and commit myself to this club, is a very special moment and I’m over the moon. I’ve now played 50 games for the first team and I’m progressing week-in, week-out, learning from a top manager and top players. I’m still young, so to put more years on my contract and keep developing here is the best thing for me to do now. With the support of the manager, the players, everyone, it was the right thing to do.”
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