West Ham midfielder Declan Rice reveals why he is against joining Manchester United

Declan Rice was on Manchester Uniteds summer shortlist (Getty Images)

Declan Rice believes he is good enough to play for Manchester United but admits now is not the right time to leave West Ham.

The 20-year-old was on Ole Gunnar Solskjaers summer shortlist, however West Ham refused to sell the midfielder.

Reports also claimed that Rice had reservations over a potential move to United.

And the midfielder feels it is too early in his career to push for a switch to Solskjaers side.

Dont get me wrong, I think Ive got the ability to play for a club like that, Rice told FourFourTwo.

Declan Rice of West Ham United celebrates following his sides victory in the Premier League match between West Ham United and Norwich City
Rice says he still has so much to learn at West Ham (Getty Images)

But its all about the timing and I dont think the timing is right for me at all. Ive still got so much to learn.

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Im loving it at West Ham, the connection between me and the supporters is special. Ive become one of the fans favourites and the manager likes me.

Its the best place for me to play my football.

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