West Ham are set to hand talented youngster Ben Johnson a new contract according to high-level club insiders Claret and Hugh.

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C&H are thought to get their info from the highest possible source – non other than David Sullivan himself.

So this news has clearly come from the horses mouth.

Ben Johnson is a truly top-class talent.

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Ben Johnson in action for West Ham United (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United FC via Getty Images)

The 21-year-old never looks out of place when playing for the Hammers’ senior team and David Moyes will undoubtedly be delighted with his progression.

It seems as though Johnson could be staying at the London Stadium for quite some time.

West Ham set to do the right thing with Ben Johnson contract

The youngster’s current deal is set to expire in the summer of 2022.

The Hammers allegedly have the option of extending that deal by a further two years, however (Claret and Hugh).

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Ben Johnson in action for West Ham United (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Getting Johnson tied down to a new long-term deal will be vital for West Ham.

He really is the future for us in the right-back position at the London Stadium.

The 21-year-old is athletic, energetic and is slowly learning the fine arts of defending.

 

One thing that he definitely does need to improve upon is his delivery into the box. That will undoubtedly come with time though.

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With Johnson at the club, the future is bright. And the sooner that West Ham tie him down to a new deal the better.

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