Chelsea ‘franchise’ star has made up his mind…favors Man Utd move!
Mason Mount is favoring a move to Manchester United.
He’s Chelsea’s franchise star. He grew up at Chelsea and worked his way up through the age groups. Chelsea is a tough environment for young players to survive in, but he’s managed to do it alongside Leicester’s James. Although his main position is as an attacking midfielder, he is versatile enough to play on the flanks or in central midfield and is considered by fans to be the ‘next Lampard’ due to his similar playing style.
A key player since his debut season He was included in the first-team roster for the 2019-20 season under Frank Lampard and made over 50 appearances, including cup competitions. While Lampard’s regime has been labeled a failure, the development of Mount and James is highly regarded.
He has since fulfilled his role as a ‘boy wonder’. In 2021-22, he had 10 goals and 10 assists in the league, a measure of ‘world class’, and had developed into a quality resource in the league 메이저놀이터.
This season, however, his position is unstable. As his form has dropped, he’s naturally lost ground. He has started 35 games, including cup competitions, but has barely played over 2000 minutes. In terms of offensive points, he has only three goals and six assists. That’s more than half of what he had last season.
At this point, it’s unclear if he’ll be able to extend his stay with Chelsea. Originally, he was close to signing a new contract with owner Todd Boeli, but differences of opinion prevented any progress in the negotiations.
This has led to a number of clubs showing interest in him. Liverpool, who were looking to strengthen their midfield. Originally, Jude Bellingham was their top target, but the Reds recently gave up on Bellingham and turned their attention elsewhere. Along with Ryan Gravenbergh, Mount was one of them. “Liverpool have recently stepped up their interest in Mount instead of Bellingham,” according to the Liverpool Echo.
Arsenal were also interested. “The Gunners are in talks with Mount,” said Charles Watts, who covers Arsenal for global soccer publication Goal.com.
‘Rival’ Manchester United are also keen to sign Mount. “The Red Devils have revealed plans to pay £55 million ($896 million) for Mount,” reported Sami Mokbel of the Daily Mail.
It turns out that Mount also wants to join United. “With no progress in talks with Chelsea, a move to United is Mount’s priority,” said David Onstead of The Athletic.