Declan Rice has heaped reward on shut pal Mason Mount (Pictures: Getty / YouTube)
West Ham star Declan Rice has heaped reward on his shut pal Mason Mount and says the Chelsea midfielder can develop into top-of-the-line gamers on the planet.
Mount, 22, is having fun with one other spectacular season at Stamford Bridge and has scored three objectives in his final eight appearances for Chelsea.
There had been fears Mount would drop out of the facet after former Blues boss Frank Lampard was sacked, however Thomas Tuchel has additionally recognized the England worldwide as a key member of his squad in west London.
Rice believes there’s nonetheless extra to return from Mount, nonetheless, and says the ‘unbelievable’ Chelsea star can turn into one of many world’s greatest gamers.
‘[Our friendship] is robust as something,’ Rice instructed the Premier League about his relationship with Mount. ‘We’ve been greatest pals since we had been eight-years-old so it’s been an unbelievable journey to the place we each are proper now.
‘I can’t have anybody talking unhealthy about him. He deserves all the things that comes his method.
‘He’s a high participant and I believe he can go on to a different degree as nicely. He’s unbelievable, he can go once more and maintain rising to be one of many world’s greatest.’
Thomas Tuchel has proven religion in Mount (Picture: Getty)
Mount has been labelled as a future Chelsea captain following his spectacular performances this season and former Blues star Oscar not too long ago paid tribute to him.
‘I actually like him,’ Oscar instructed talkSPORT. ‘Sometimes I watch him and I can see slightly little bit of me there as a result of I additionally got here into Chelsea once I was so younger and performed good soccer.
‘I actually like him. He has all the things you could enhance. He scores objectives, he does some necessary issues and he is aware of learn how to defend and assault. I actually like him.’
Chelsea, who’re at present fourth within the Premier League, face Sheffield United within the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Sunday.
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