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11pm Chelsea transfer news LIVE: Rice £40m bid EXCLUSIVE, Rudiger to West Ham loan interest, Kepa future LATEST

CHELSEA are preparing to make a £40m bid for Declan Rice as the believe West Ham are desperate for funds, The Sun can reveal.

And their hand could be further strengthened by the fact the Hammers are keen to take Antonio Rudiger on loan.

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