Declan Rice has made his decision.
West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has committed his international future to England.
The 20 year old informed The Football Association of Ireland this afternoon that he has opted to pursue his international career across the water.
Rice played three senior international games for Ireland, having previously represented Ireland at underage level.
Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy said:
"Declan rang me today and said he has decided to give it a go with England. Good luck to him."
Rice broke the news in the last half an hour on Twitter with a lengthy statement:
— Declan Rice (@_DeclanRice) 13 February 2019