Arsenal outbid Man City to sign Rice from West Ham for reported £105M
Arsenal are preparing for another Premier League title push.
The Gunners unveiled the signing of Declan Rice on Saturday after he moved from West Ham United for a reported guaranteed £100 million with a further £5 million in add-ons. Treble-winning Manchester City withdrew from the race after their £90-million proposal was rejected.
The deal makes Rice the most expensive British player of all time, narrowly beating the £100-million sum Manchester City paid for Jack Grealish in 2021.
“First of all I just want to say a massive thank you to all the Arsenal fans for the support so far,” Rice said. “It’s been overwhelming – there’s been a lot going on, a lot of speculation for months. But obviously as a player, you want to get things dealt with as quickly as possible, so you’re settled.
“Today I’ve had my first day and I&#