West Ham United star Declan Rice has absolutely raved about his England teammate Phil Foden, describing the Manchester City ace as ‘incredible’, as quoted by the Mirror.

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England have an incredibly exciting group of talented young players at the moment.

Rice, 22, is certainly one of those.

The Hammers ace has been in superb form over the past three years and he has now arguably established himself as the Premier League’s best defensive midfielder.

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Declan Rice with Phil Foden (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, Foden has been lighting it up with Manchester City over the past year or so.

The 20-year-old has come on leaps and bounds at the Etihad under the tutelage of Pep Guardiola.

Foden is a generational talent.


Declan Rice blown away by Phil Foden

The Man City youngster has 11 goals and nine assists to his name in 37 games so far this season (Transfermarkt).

And Rice name checked the Manchester City star when discussing the depth of talent that England boss Gareth Southgate has at his disposal, as quoted by the Mirror:

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Declan Rice with Phil Foden (Photo by Ian Walton – Pool/Getty Images)

“When you are training with these players, you kind of take a step back and you look at the attacking players we have and you are gobsmacked by the talent they have actually got. We know we have got enough to beat any team in the world. Even though I’m a West Ham player, I’m always watching the other games and people like Phil Foden. He’s one, at the moment, who is amazing to watch. The goal the other night that City scored against Gladbach, where he took it on the back foot, dribbled and slipped it to Gundogan … it was just a breath of fresh air to watch a player do that. The way he ran through, it was just so silky. He is an incredible player.”

Foden is such an intelligent and mature player in spite of his tender years.

The 20-year-old is an attacking midfielder by trade but he has recently added another string to his bow by playing as an inverted left winger for Man City.

Foden can reach the very top of the game. That much is certain.

And West Ham ace Declan Ricer is clearly a huge fan of the Manchester City star.

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