Declan Rice endorsed Bukayo Saka’s post (Photo by Marvin Ibo Guengoer – GES Sportfoto/Getty Images)
Arsenal target Declan Rice excited supporters by ‘liking’ Bukayo Saka’s celebratory post following the side’s victory against Manchester United.
The Gunners went five points clear at the top of the Premier League table with a dramatic late win against the Red Devils.
Saka terrorised Luke Shaw throughout the win and scored a fantastic goal to put the Gunners ahead in the second half.
While Arsenal are understandably focused on winning the title, Mikel Arteta already has one eye on the summer transfer window.
Rice, the West Ham United captain, has been identified as the next building block in Arsenal’s development.
The Gunners have overtaken Chelsea in the running to sign the England international, who has made up his mind on leaving the Hammers at the end of the season.
And the midfielder’s done little to dampen speculation that he’d be open to a move to the Emirates by ‘liking’ Saka’s post after Arsenal’s win against United.
Rice ‘liked’ Saka’s post (Picture: Instagram)
‘What a WIN!,’ said Saka.
‘We never stopped believing.Thank you for the support Gunners, the energy was unreal. We keep going!’.
Rice, an international team-mate of Saka, was quick to like the post and Gooners spotted the Gunners target had done so.
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The midfielder came through Chelsea’s academy before being released at the age of 16.
The Blues failed with a bid to re-sign Rice in 2020 and he’s made no secret of his desire to play in the Champions League.
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