Former Blues midfielder Oscar said he sees similarities between his past self and Mason Mount at Chelsea and has been impressed by the England international.

There have been a lot of comparisons between Mount and Frank Lampard due to their tendency to make runs into the box.

The 22-year-old also had an impressive goalscoring records during his loan spells at Vitesse (14 goals) and Derby County (nine).

However, Mount has clearly grown into an all-round midfielder who excels on and off the ball.

A few years ago, Chelsea also had an interesting young midfielder with similar skill-sets in Oscar.

In his recent interview, The Shanghai SIPG playmaker said he still supports Chelsea, four years after his shock move to China.

Unsurprisingly, like most people that have been following Chelsea, Oscar has been paying attention to Mount.

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“I like him [Mount],” Oscar told talkSPORT.

“Sometimes he doesn’t play like me but sometimes, I watch him and I can see a little bit of me there because I also came into Chelsea when I was so young and played good football.

“I really like him. He has everything you need to improve.

“He scores goals, he does some important things, and he knows how to defend and attack.”

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Oscar also opened up about his dream of returning to Stamford Bridge to finish his career.

“I think about finishing at Chelsea because I had good times before at Chelsea,” he admitted.

“I have a lot of friends at Chelsea. If I have a chance to finish my career at Chelsea, it’s a dream for me.

“Of course, Chelsea don’t like to buy too many older players, which is normal because it’s a top team from Europe, but I will try my best to be fit to finish there.”

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Chronicle view

Career-wise, Oscar and Mount are also a bit similar in terms of how they already had their Chelsea and national team breakthrough at such a young age.

Oscar arguably had an easier start at Chelsea considering the big names who were still around, such as John Terry and Frank Lampard.

On the other hand, Mount came back from his loan spells and join a very young Chelsea squad during their transfer ban period.

However, the difficult situation also accelerated his personal development, having been considered as one of the leaders in the dressing room at 22.

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