Date: 26th March 2020 at 5:05pm
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Supporters of West Ham United were left furious after an answer from Mark Noble during a Twitter question and answer session.

On Wednesday, the club’s captain took over the West Ham Twitter account and when asked for the top three youngsters in the world, he replied ‘Mbappe, Alphonso Davies, Haaland’ (per West Ham), which some felt left an obvious contender out.

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To kick off this quiz on the goings-on at the London Stadium last week, according to Claret and Hugh, what is the supposed 'age ceiling' that David Moyes has set for signings?

Should Mark Noble have included Declan Rice in his top three youngsters in the world?

Yes, he should have

Yes, he should have

No, he shouldn't have

No, he shouldn't have

In the Premier League so far this season, Declan Rice has been the fourth-best performer for the Hammers with a relatively impressive 6.95/10 average rating (per WhoScored).

The midfielder has the second-highest passing success per league game for West Ham with 86.2% and the greatest number of interceptions with 2.1 an outing (per WhoScored), which had fans demanding he be included in the top three alongside another of the Irons’ youngsters.

What do we think?

As can be judged from the responses, it is clear to see that the London Stadium faithful highly rate their 21-year-old midfielder.

Whether the supporters made their comments tongue in cheek or if they were being honest it is not totally clear, either way, having only had a 6.95/10 average in the Premier League likely does not qualify the Englishman for top three youngsters in the world.