Mark Noble hopes Declan Rice will proceed to excel at West Ham, however admits he isn’t sure the place his teammate’s future lies.
Rice first broke into the West Ham group in 2017 and has change into one of the vital wanted gamers within the Premier League.
The likes of Chelsea and Manchester United have been linked with the midfielder, 21, and the most recent rumours declare his potential transfer to Chelsea is ‘a case of when relatively than if’.
Like everybody related to West Ham, Noble is for Rice keep however gave Hammers followers an ominous warning about his future.
Noble advised talkSPORT: “He’s nonetheless studying his commerce, he’ll get significantly better with expertise. I’m hoping it’s right here [at West Ham] however on this sport you by no means know.
“I’m certain he’ll be a high, high participant and an excellent higher participant in years to return.”
Rice’s sensible kind at West Ham has seen him set up himself within the England facet and Noble is tipping his teammate to steer the Three Lions at some point.
He added: “With Dec I don’t need to say an excessive amount of. He’s such an important child, acquired an important household, he’s a high, high participant.
“There are two or three issues that I’ve been on him about within the final two seasons to vary in what he does.
“I do imagine that if he progresses then he’ll captain England at some point. That’s the kind of participant he’s.
“He’s such a level-headed child. You’ve acquired to recollect he’s nonetheless solely 21.”
Mark Noble spoke forward of West Ham’s Premier League conflict at Southampton on Wednesday, which you’ll take heed to LIVE on the talkSPORT app, kick-off 6pm.