Chelsea would reportedly refuse any offers this summer for Mason Mount, even if “crazy bids” were made for him.
Well-respected journalist Fabrizio Romano has reported on his podcast that the Blues hierarchy view the 22-year-old as “untouchable”.
He claims that not even huge offers would be enough to take him away from Stamford Bridge.
Fortunately, Chelsea fans haven’t needed to worry about speculation linking Mount with a move away, but it’s great to have some reassurance over his position.
The £88,000-a-week attacking midfielder has become a superstar in the Blues first team, which is another indication of how good the club’s academy is after he was developed in the youth teams since a boy.
He’s been the player of the season this year for Chelsea, scoring nine goals and setting up eight assists across all competitions so far.
The England international will be eyeing something special in the Champions League final against Manchester City.
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Mount, who’s been described as “special” by current Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel, is going from strength to strength as a player.
He’s grown up playing in a number eight midfield position, and he’s comfortable enough on the ball to slot into the centre of the park.
However, a lot of his success under Tuchel has been higher up the pitch in the more attacking positions, where he’s really managed to become more of a goal threat.
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