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West Ham legend McAvennie insists Chelsea target Rice worth Maguire fee

West Ham United legend Frank McAvennie has compared the price tag on Declan Rice to the fee Manchester United paid for Harry Maguire.

The English centre-half left Leicester City last summer for £80 million.

And given Rice is younger at 21 and has huge potential, McAvennie thinks he is worth a similar fee.

He told Football Insider: "You're talking about £80m for Harry Maguire.

"I think that if he's worth that then West Ham will be thinking that Declan's worth somewhere between £60 to 80m, but listen, the owners will have a figure in mind, and I think it's the same with every club, if someone matches that, they will sell him.

"Every club is a selling club now, especially with the pandemic and no money coming in from supporters.

"They'll have a price, and if it's met, he'll be on his way – if he wants to, that is. It's down to the player as well."

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