Rice has impressed the Hummers over the past two seasons, helping them reach the quarterfinals Europa League. His performances have earned him rave reviews from several West Ham Premier League rivals and he is now considered one of the top midfielders in the Premier League.
But boss David Moyes has consistently dismissed speculation that West Ham authorized his captain’s exit. The Scotsman has even hit Rice on the head with £ 150 million against the background of heightened attention from the like Manchester United and Chelsea.
But Toure, who has won three Premier League titles with Manchester City, believes Rice should take a step forward. And this progress can only happen if he plays in the Champions League, said the former international of Côte d’Ivoire.
Toure’s recommendations on transfers come days after Jack Wilshire named Rice the best defensive midfielder in the world. Toure did not repeat this statement directly, but showed his admiration for the England national team.
“Declan Rice is having a fantastic season. Let’s be honest, because I really like him, I really respect him as a player. I see him growing since Pellegrini was head coach of West Ham,” Toure said. Astra Stadium.
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“He’s doing fantastically well. Maybe another season, but I think he needs to move to the first big club, another step, like the Champions League team. There he will improve and there he will be the best.”
As for West Ham, they are fantastically good, David Moyes as a coach, I know him, I respect him, and with him Declan Rice can still progress, but if he wants to win, I think he has to go to the team Champions League, where he can have more influence. “
West Ham are currently on track to retain their place in European football next season, ranking sixth in the Premier League. They are going to Lyon for the match of the 1/4 finals of the Europa League with a score of 1-1.