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Declan Rice has sent a message to Sonny Perkins following the youngster’s debut for West Ham during the club’s Europa League win over Rapid Vienna last night.
The 17-year-old was part of the squad traveling to face the European rivals and was also given the chance to play with the first team.
After the match, Rice took both Twitter and Instagram to congratulate his teenage teammate.
He tweeted: “Knockouts here we come. @SonnyPerkins9 congratulations on the debut brother”.
Knockouts here we come. @SonnyPerkins9 congratulations on the debut brother❤️.
— Declan Rice (@_DeclanRice) November 25, 2021
Meanwhile, he posted a picture of him and Perkins on the Instagram story with a caption: “The debutant! Buzzing for you brother. sonnyperkins_ future is bright.”