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West Ham fans react to Roy Keane's comments on Declan Rice
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West Ham fans react to Roy Keane's comments on Declan Rice

West Ham ace Declan Rice played for England against Kosovo last night, and Roy Keane was highly critical of the 20-year-old.

Rice has been excellent for the Hammers over the past 16 months or so.

His fine form has seen him earn seven international caps for England. And that in itself has caused the West Ham ace to receive criticism, having represented the Republic of Ireland at youth level.

Declan Rice (Photo by Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images)

It seems as though the former Chelsea academy graduate is the target for criticism every time he plays for England.

And Keane did not hold back when asked about Rice’s weaknesses, as quoted by ITV Sport:

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“Where do you want me to start? His positional play, I don’t think he has been consistent enough, he doesn’t stay with runners…”

Keane seems to make a living from being purposely controversial now.

Anyone in their right mind can see that Rice is already a top player. And the West Ham youngster will undoubtedly go on to become a truly elite performer.

Some Hammers fans took to Twitter in reaction to Keane’s criticism of the 20-year-old last night…