West Ham defender Ben Johnson has signed a long-term contract and committed his future to the club.
As reported by Sky Sports, Johnson puts pen to paper on a contract that will see him stay at the club until 2022.
The youngster rose to first-team prominence earlier this season when he made his debut away to Premier League champions Manchester City in a 1-0 defeat.
After being handed a shock start, Johnson did well and impressed when given a chance on the big stage.
He has been a regular for the club’s U23s side and Manuel Pellegrini is clearly impressed with what he has seen so far.
Having the youngster tied down to a long-term deal will be a huge boost to the club going forward.
While it remains to be seen what his first-team chances are next season, Johnson is clearly a player that boasts a wealth of potential
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Jermain Defoe has gone on to become one of most consistent strikers the Premier League has ever seen, ranking among the top 10 highest goal scorers.
Arguably one of the best midfielders this country has ever produced and he came through the ranks at West Ham.
A local boy who came through the ranks before leaving in what was a record-breaking transfer to Leeds.
West Ham fans may not be so fond of him nowadays, but Frank Lampard junior came through the ranks at the club and his talents were clear to see from the very start.
While he never graduated the acedemy per say, he was poached by Chelsea from West Ham at a young age. Regardless, he’s another brilliant player that learnt their trade with the Hammers.