Mason Mount’s time at Derby County has gone exactly to script for Chelsea.

Sent to work under Chelsea legend Frank Lampard, there were high hopes for Mount after a successful spell in the Netherlands with Vitesse last season.

And he has clearly leant from Lampard’s experiences.

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Mount has been almost ever-present under Lampard, making 11 appearances in all competitions.

But the most impressive thing about Mount’s time in the Midlands is his goal-scoring ability.

He has scored five goals from midfield so far this season, and scored a wonderful free-kick against Brentford on Saturday.

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As a result of his performances, he has earned his first call-up to the England Under-21 team.

From an early age, Mount has been touted by fans to break into the first-team upon his return to Stamford Bridge.

And because of the similarities between his and Lampard’s game, Chelsea fans are unsurprisingly excited about the future.

So, here’s how Chelsea fans reacted to Mount’s excellent free-kick:

Even Derby County fans can’t believe they’ve got Mount on loan for the rest of the season:

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