Mauricio Pochettino has big plans on how to use Mason Mount if he stays at Chelsea next season, according to reports.

Journalist Fabrizio Romano claimed on Twitter earlier this month that Mauricio Pochettino has agreed with Chelsea to become their new head coach next season. The patient Blues fanbase are still waiting for an official club announcement, though.

We’re now hearing plenty of rumours in the media about what the 51-year-old manager has in store for some players at Stamford Bridge. In particular, the future of Mason Mount is a very interesting topic.

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According to journalist Simon Phillips on his Substack, Pochettino definitely wants Mount in his squad next season but understands the player is not guaranteed to stay in West London.

It is understood that the Argentine coach wants to use the 24-year-old in the same way he used Christian Eriksen at Tottenham, which was as a creative option coming in off the right hand side in a 4-2-3-1 formation.

Apparently, Pochettino wants to explain this to the England international during talks together.

Journalist Romano recently shared on his AMP show that Chelsea will find it “very difficult” to extend Mount’s current contract, which is due to expire at the end of next season.

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31-year-old Eriksen, who’s now a star at Manchester United, was one of the Premier League’s most exciting playmakers during his time at Spurs.

Pochettino built a fantastic side during his five-year spell in North London. The way he helped improve the likes of Eriksen and Dele Alli should excite the attacking midfielders in Chelsea’s current squad.

Mount has proven in the last few seasons he’s a superb creative playmaker with an eye for a pass and a threat in front of goal.

Despite a small drop off this year, we think that the England international should be central to the plans at the club moving forward.

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