Mason Mount of Chelsea during the UEFA Champions League group H match between Chelsea FC and Lille OSC at Stamford Bridge on December 10, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Visionhaus/Visiohaus)

Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount has responded to Declan Rice’s post on Instagram following the West Ham United star’s message after the game for England.

West Ham midfielder Rice and Chelsea ace Mount were in action for England in their UEFA Nations League Group A2 game against Belgium at Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday evening.

Mount scored what proved to be the winning goal for the Three Lions in the 64th minute, while Rice played well for Gareth Southgate’s side in the middle of the park in their 2-1 victory.

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The 21-year-old midfielder played with Rice in the Chelsea youth teams, and he has a new nickname for his England international teammate – “DR7”.

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Mount responded: “DR7 ya know!”


According to WhoScored, for England against Belgium on Sunday evening, Mount took two shots, had a pass accuracy of 77.8%, won one header, took 30 touches, attempted one dribble, and made one tackle.

Rice played one key pass, had a pass accuracy of 95.4%, took 74 touches, and made three interceptions, according to WhoScored.

England are next in action on Wednesday evening when they take on Denmark in UEFA Nations League Group A2.

Photo by Avril Husband/West Ham United FC via Getty Images

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