Rice & Mount 'will talk about becoming a member of SAME membership' as Arsenal or Man Utd to overlook out
DECLAN Rice and Mason Mount “will discuss joining the same club” this summer time as they eye strikes.
The duo have each been linked with Manchester United and Arsenal in latest weeks and will select to reunite at certainly one of them.
Rice and Mount beforehand performed collectively for Chelsea’s academy earlier than showing alongside one another 28 occasions for England.
Mount has not too long ago emerged as a goal for the Purple Devils, who’ve additionally been linked with Rice.
Arsenal are long-term admirers of West Ham United captain Rice.
He reportedly prefers a transfer to the Emirates Stadium however that might forestall him from linking up with Mount.
The Chelsea midfielder is stated to be “leaning towards” United over Arsenal if the Blues select to promote him this summer time.
Mount is coming into the ultimate yr of his contract and has but to agree new phrases after being “significantly underpaid for three years” by the London membership.
With each Arsenal and United linked with them, ex-England striker Darren Bent believes Mount and Rice could have mentioned becoming a member of the identical membership.
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Requested if the pair could have had conversations, he informed talkSPORT: “Yeah in fact, you’ll have conversations like ‘what’s occurring? You going to Manchester United?’ He may go ‘yeah, they’re in for me, what do you suppose?’
“If they’re as close as people make out, Mason Mount and Declan Rice, then 100 per cent that conversation will have been happening.”
Bent then went on so as to add: “If it was my best friend, I’d go too!”
Mount and Rice have had a detailed friendship since their boyhoods collectively at Chelsea and have beforehand been noticed on vacation collectively.