Declan Rice, West Ham midfielder, has praised Arsenal and described them as title contenders.
This follows the Gunners’ impressive 3-1 win over the Hammers yesterday. Benrahma scored a penalty for Rice’s West Ham in the first half.
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Arsenal, however, came back in the second half to win 3-1. Arsenal took all three points thanks to goals from Bukayo Saka, Martinelli, and Eddie Nketia.
Following his team’s defeat, Declan Rice praised Arsenal, saying:
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“They are a top team, you can see they are coached incredibly well. They have a young squad with attacking talent and can go the whole way, that is for sure.”
“They’re a good team. First half we tried as hard as we could to stop them but it’s really hard. In the end we came up short and it’s really frustrating.”