Another campaign is done and dusted for West Ham, though it’s been a turbulent ride for the supporters this term.

The Hammers spent the majority of the campaign flirting with relegation and, although improvements in the final few weeks secured safety, there wasn’t too much to get excited about.

However, the emergence of young Declan Rice into the heart of the defence has been a shining light upon an otherwise disappointing campaign for the east London side and the teenager has quickly established himself as a fan favourite.

Making 31 appearances across all competitions this season, Rice has become a crucial part within the West Ham ranks and will see a new defence built around him and Pablo Zabaleta in the coming months.

Still just 18 and already earning an international cap for the Republic of Ireland, it certainly seems like the sky is the limit for the former Chelsea youth prospect and fans on social media were quick to praise the young defender.