‘Not goodbye yet’ - Declan Rice sends heartbreaking message to Arsenal and Man Utd fans after West Ham triumph

Declan Rice starred as West Ham beat Fiorentina in the Europa Conference League final and went on to address transfer rumours over his future.
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West Ham United star Declan Rice wasted no time in confronting rumours about his future after the London club triumphed in the Europa Conference League final, and Arsenal and Manchester United fans won't like his words.

The Hammers beat Fiorentina 2-1 in Prague with a last-gasp Jarrod Bowen goal securing the club's first European trophy since 1965.

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As the party got started in Czechia, West Ham United players celebrated on the pitch with some being collared for a chat by broadcasters BT Sport.

Captain Declan Rice was one of those pulled aside and quizzed about his future at the London Stadium amidst rife rumours that Arsenal and Manchester United are planning a move to secure his signature.

The offer of Champions League football at those sides may be enough to tempt Rice away from West Ham after securing his spot as a club legend on Wednesday night, but the 24-year-old insisted that might not be the case.

Declan Rice may not leave The London Stadium this summer (Image: Getty Images)Declan Rice may not leave The London Stadium this summer (Image: Getty Images)
Declan Rice may not leave The London Stadium this summer (Image: Getty Images)

He told BT Sport: "It's not goodbye yet, there's loads of speculation about my future and there is interest from other clubs, but look, nothing's happened. I'm a West Ham player, I've still got two years left on my contract," he told BT Sport.

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"I love every minute of playing for this club and captaining this club, you can see the smile on my face. It's not about that tonight, it's about us celebrating. Let's wait and see what happens.

"My focus is playing for West Ham at the moment. I'm captain of this club and I can't speak highly enough of this place. Let's just see what happens. Let's wait and see. Who knows?

"I've given my heart playing for this club over the past six years. I'd give anything to help this club win. We've not had it easy. We've been facing relegation. To win this now, to be in that category, I don't want to say too much. I'll get too excited."