Declan Rice is one of the English FM20 wonderkids who plays as a Defensive Midfielder for West Ham United. He has already been given his senior debut for England and has represented the nation 6 times despite playing his junior football for Ireland.
He is highly rated as a potential future superstar with his exceptional determination and tackling ability. He is also very versatile and can play in multiple positions. Although he is a youth product of Chelsea, Rice moved to West Ham in search of first-team opportunities and was given his senior debut at just 17 years of age. He has since represented the club on 81 occasions and is a mainstay in their lineup.
He has several individual honours including 3 Hammer’s young player of the year and a Hammer’s player of the year runner up. He has also been nominated for the PL young player of the year.
Declan Rice is a determined young defender who can slot in many defensive roles with ease in FM2020.
Declan Rice: Basic Player Info
• Name – Declan Rice
• Contracted to – West Ham United
• Date of birth / Age – 14/1/1999, 20 years old
• Nationality - English
• Height / Weight – 6’1” & 176 LBS
• Preferred foot - Right
• Value / Wage - £23m / £30k p/w
• Position – Defensive Midfielder (Center)
• Other positions – Defender (Center), Midfielder (Center)
• Similar to Roy Keane
Declan Rice: Starting Attributes in FM2020
• Declan Rice is very well suited to the Premier League and will be a leading star for most PL Clubs in the near future.
• Is very versatile and is natural in many positions. Can also be retrained to play in other positions.
• Possesses excellent determination, composure and tackling attributes making him one of the best youngsters in breaking up play.
• Is a very resolute individual who gives consistent performances.
• Has to work a lot on his shots with finishing being his weakest attribute and he is not very good in front of goal.
Declan Rice: Attributes in 2027 season
• Is a current international with plenty of experience
• Has extremely high mental and physical stats making him one of the best defensive players in the game.
• Is a natural leader both on and off the pitch.
• Is very versatile making him a natural in multiple positions.
• Not a very good finisher and can be a liability when presented with opportunities in front of goal.
Declan Rice: Career History until 2027
Declan Rice: FM20 Wonderkid Review
Declan Rice is one of the best young English defenders in Football Manager 2020. He is a natural in most defensive roles making him a dream to manage. He is also a resolute personality who is a natural leader on the off the pitch. His phenomenal mental stats are a testament to this.
In the auto-generated FM2020 save he has remained with West Ham for a couple of seasons before moving on to PSG for £51m. Although he does not have many goals and assists to his name his defensive work and versatility make him one of the first names on the teamsheet for the club and country.
Having an average rating of around 7 being a defender is a good gauge of measure to see how valuable Declan Rice is. His current market value of £64m definitely reflects this.