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After just two games, Ally McCoist declares that he has seen enough and has made his summer Premier League signing.

After just two games, Ally McCoist declares that he has seen enough and has made his summer Premier League signing.

Even though Declan Rice has only played in two games for Arsenal, Ally McCoist thinks the former West Ham captain could end up being the season’s best acquisition.

Rice, 24, transferred from West Ham to Arsenal last month for a British transfer record of £105 million.

The midfielder has adapted well to life at the Emirates, helping them defeat Manchester City in the Community Shield before playing the full 90 minutes in their victories over Nottingham Forest and Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

After his team’s 1-0 victory at Selhurst Park on Monday night, Rice was credited with “dominating the game” by Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta, who also praised his midfielder’s “outstanding” performance. He was amazing, in my opinion.

According to Arteta, he “really controlled the game.”.

He controlled the game and the midfield. He had a lot of influence both when attacking and when defending. Due to what we knew about Palace and what we needed today, he played a different position than he did last week, and I thought he did a great job. “.

Declan Rice was the top player on the field, Carragher continued.

“I actually prefer him in the role he played tonight over reading between the lines. He started in that deeper position and moved forward from there. That, in my opinion, is where he excels.

He has mentioned picking up new skills from the manager, playing more forward, and possibly playing in pockets. Although I don’t think it completely fits him, I was really impressed. It seemed as though everything passed through him. He made a few excellent 50- to 60-yard passes while positioned in the center of the field, receiving the ball, and switching plays.

“But he also slipped a quick pass to Nketiah while making that run. On the field, he was the best player. He was exceptional in my opinion. “.

When asked to name the best Premier League acquisition of the summer thus far, former Scotland international McCoist immediately mentioned Rice.

Declan Rice, according to McCoist, has been “absolutely terrific” since joining the Arsenal, and there are no prizes for guessing who it is. McCoist made the statement on talkSPORT.

“I think he’s a good citizen. He obviously has tons of talent, but even when you’re up against it, you want him on your team,” the author said. “.

In a London derby on Saturday at the Emirates, Rice will look to build on his strong recent performance against Fulham.

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