After West Ham United secured a point against Chelsea in a goalless draw last Sunday, one man stood out.
Declan Rice is still in his teens, but the versatile talent put in a solid display in the middle of the park.
The 19-year-old has played as a holding midfielder in the Hammers’ last two Premier League matches, in which they defeated Everton 3-1 and held Chelsea at the London Stadium.
There is no doubting Rice’s ability, but there is some concern over his long-term future at the East London outfit.
According to a recent report in the Daily Mail, the club and Rice’s representatives have hit a stumbling block over a new deal.
The player is currently on £3,000 a week, but is demanding a significant increase to match his rise on the pitch.
The publication claims that the Hammers are offering a bump up to £12,000 per week and are unwilling to budge, but Rice’s camp are not satisfied with the new terms.
Rice’s current deal does not expire until 2020, but we asked you whether the club would be able to keep him beyond that, and a large number of fans are feeling confident.