Arsenal make British file bid value £105m for Declan Rice

Arsenal have made a 3rd bid for West Ham United captain Declan Rice, sources have confirmed to 90min, value a complete of £105m.

The deal, if accepted, wouldn’t solely smash Arsenal’s all-time switch file, however turn into the British switch file – surpassing what Manchester Metropolis paid Aston Villa for Jack Grealish in 2021.

The Gunners have been main the chase for Rice all summer season, however have seen two bids rejected with the final value as much as £90m. West Ham have been demanding greater than £100m in the course of negotiations.

Manchester Metropolis additionally lodged a suggestion value £90m earlier on Tuesday, which was additionally rejected by West Ham. ThougH Arsenal have returned with a 3rd supply and 90min understands they’re hopeful that West Ham will settle for.

The supply on the desk is value £105m in complete, with £100m assured and an extra £5m in add-ons.

Arsenal are working shortly to present Mikel Arteta the squad he must mount one other title problem in 2024 they usually already near securing offers for Chelsea’s Kai Havertz and Ajax’s Jurrien Timber, who between them are more likely to price over £100m.

That determine might quickly turn into north of £200m in a matter of days if West Ham settle for the supply for Rice.

Rice has already agreed private phrases with Arsenal, having made it clear to all events {that a} transfer to the Emirates was his most popular transfer this summer season.

On this week’s version of Talking Transfers, a part of the 90min podcast community, Scott Saunders is joined by Toby CudworthGraeme Bailey and Sean Walsh to debate Tottenham’s denial of receiving a bid from Bayern Munich for Harry Kane, Arsenal and Manchester Metropolis’s tug of battle for West Ham captain Declan Rice, Man Utd’s ongoing pursuit of Mason Mount & extra!

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