“He’s a special player” – Declan Rice hails Chelsea star

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West Ham midfielder Declan Rice has hailed Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount as a special player.

“I think if you see him every day in training, how good he is in the positions he picks up, he’s really intelligent,” Rice told talkSPORT.

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“I think he’s starting to become more intelligent now with playing more games.

“He can play the number 10 role, but I feel when he’s as a number eight arriving late in the box, and he’s linking things from outside the box, he’s a special player.”

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