There’s no higher box-to-box midfielder within the Premier League proper now than Tomas Soucek.
That’s the view of Jamie Carragher, who heaped enormous reward on the West Ham star forward of their conflict with Leeds on Monday night time.
West Ham have been one of many shock tales within the Premier League this time period. They’re presently seventh within the desk and qualification for the Champions League spots is an actual risk.
Soucek has been on the centre of West Ham‘s success, having scored eight league targets this season.
The Czech worldwide boasts extra spectacular stats with Carragher shedding mild on his aerial duels received which stands at 150 earlier than the conflict in opposition to Leeds.
On Soucek’s aerial duels received, Carragher mentioned: “That is simply off the dimensions. No midfielder within the final ten years has managed that many… since Marouane Fellaini!”
Soucek’s has developed a fantastic rapport with Declan Rice, talkSPORT’s Jason Cundy labelling them ‘the very best midfield partnership within the Premier League.’
Rice, who can even play at centre-back, has been hailed for his flexibility, however former Hammer Rob Inexperienced believes the England worldwide can play elsewhere.
Inexperienced instructed Sky Sports activities: “He’s only a improbable footballer.
“He can play at centre-half and I feel he can play in a extra superior position, he’s that good. In case you’ve acquired a improbable footballer on the coronary heart of your staff, you’re onto a winner.”