have entered the race to sign from and have reportedly already held talks with the player’s representatives.
and appear to be the current favourites to land his signature.
despite interest from fellow Premier League clubs Manchester United and Chelsea.
and – having already made plans regarding where the England international would fit in his system at the Emirates.
But according to in Germany, Bayern are also very keen on a move for Rice, too.
Bayern head coach Thomas Tuchel is believed to be a huge fan of Rice while the club’s hierarchy view him as ‘the perfect defensive midfielder’ for the club.
There have been talks with the player’s representatives although Bayern are wary Arsenal are pushing to sign him and it is thought he may be a ‘very difficult transfer target’ for the German club.
Arsenal legend Paul Merson and feels he is worth closer to £60m.
Dwight Yorke has also this summer.
West Ham, meanwhile,.