Chelsea fan spotted begging for West Ham ace Declan Rice autograph after England draw.
The Blues fan can be seen holding a Chelsea shirt in the bottom left of the picture:
The 22-year-old Hammers star left the Blues to join the East London outfit when he was just 14.
That is now looking like a huge mistake from Chelsea.
Rice has established himself as West Ham’s best player. He is absolutely crucial for David Moyes and keeping him at the London Stadium will be vitally important if we are to achieve any kind of success over the next few years.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is allegedly keen to bring him back to Stamford Bridge, however (The Express).
Losing Dec doesn’t bear thinking about. The Chelsea fans would absolutely love it, however.
Chelsea fan spotted begging for West Ham ace Declan Rice autograph after England draw
The Chelsea fans would clearly love to have Rice back in west London. He could very well be the final piece of the puzzle for Tuchel.
Hopefully the West Ham owners dig their heels, however. The England international is still under contract at the London Stadium until the summer of 2024 after all. The Hammers have the option of extending that deal by a further 12 months as well.
He is undoubtedly one of the very best defensive midfielders in world football.
We really are very lucky to have him. The West Ham fans absolutely adore Rice.
Dec’s best bits:
And the Chelsea fan hunting down his autograph last night proved how much he is admired outside of East London as well.