The Brentford boss was full or praise for both players following a nervous win over Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.
The two Championship stalwarts have been linked with an Elland Road switch.
Goalkeeper Daniel Bentley is a reported target for Mark Warburton at Rangers, while midfielder Jack Payne has been linked with a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
The Republic of Ireland international has been linked with a move away from Hillsborough.
Glasgow Rangers boss Mark Warburton has been linked with potentially trying to bring the goalkeeper to Ibrox.
Ibrox side Rangers, Burnley and Bournemouth are among the clubs reportedly interested in signing Daniel Bentley from Southend United in the summer transfer window.
Rangers are reportedly still keen to lure Daniel Bentley to Ibrox.
Rangers are reportedly keen to land Southend United goalkeeper Daniel Bentley.
Everton, Bournemouth, Norwich City, Watford and West Bromwich Albion are reportedly interested in signing Southend United’s Daniel Bentley in the summer.
The Southend United goalkeeper would be an excellent signing for the club.