Mason Mount has been full of praise for new manager Graham Potter in his post-match interview with BT Sport.

The England international has been an essential part of the new man in charge’s plans since taking over, being the only outfield player to start in every game during his tenure.

His quality shone through again last night, as he picked up the player of the game award despite playing just 45 minutes in the 2-0 win over AC Milan.

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An assist to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as well as winning the penalty which Jorginho converted to help the Blues to a massive win in the Champions League.

The victory was Chelsea’s fourth in a row, all under the leadership of Potter. Mount has now claimed that his presence at the club has been key in the side’s, and his personal turn of form.

Mount praises Potter

He said: “It’s been brilliant. You can see the way we play. We’ve been attacking, a big threat going forward. Solid at the back and built from the back. We’re going in the right direction, hopefully that continues.

“[What Potter has changed with me] Not too much, just trying to get in the box, connect the midfielders to the strikers and be able to move, get assists and goals. It’s been happening for me in the last couple of games, I want more.”

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Mount will be delighted with his upturn of form, finally providing for goals after a difficult start to season.

He has already claimed that he is looking to add his first goal of the season soon, seemingly not content with consecutive player of the match performances.

With him afforded a 45 minute rest last night, he is likely to keep his place in the starting line-up this weekend, as they look to continue their strong form away at Aston Villa.

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