Manchester United are moving closer to signing Mason Mount.
Britain’s Sky Sports reported on the 25th (Korean time) that “Man Utd has emerged as a strong candidate to sign Mount if he leaves Chelsea this summer. Manchester United are showing greater interest in Mount than rivals Liverpool. “It appears to be ahead of Liverpool, and Newcastle United and Tottenham are also monitoring the situation.”메이저사이트
Mount is a midfielder that Chelsea have nurtured. Mount joined the Chelsea youth academy in 2005 and is a Chelsea star youth who has achieved steady growth. The expectations from Chelsea were very high. Mount also won the FA Youth Cup four times in a row and won the Chelsea Academy Player Award for the 2016-17 season. He later went on loan to Vitesse and Derby County to gain experience.
There was also an evaluation that he lacked a special man compared to his sincerity, but Mount proved it every time. With the return of Frank Lampard, who coached him at Derby County in 2019-20, Mount has begun to develop into a key player in the team. He played 37 Premier League (EPL) games and scored 7 goals and 6 assists, making a big success.
Last season, he started to be recognized as one of the best attacking midfielders in the league, scoring 11 goals and 10 assists. In the 2022-23 season, his performance was very poor due to Chelsea’s fall and renewal problems, but Mount is still a player loved by Chelsea fans.
However, Mount has turned down offers from Chelsea on several occasions this season. Chelsea offered a long-term renewal with a huge salary, but even this did not shake Mount’s mind. In the end, Mount seems to have made up his mind to leave the team.
Negotiations between the two clubs are not over yet, but Manchester United are preparing an offer for a quick negotiation. Reporter David Ornstein of England’s ‘The Athletic’ said: “Before the season is over, Chelsea will be negotiating or preparing a position to sell Mount. Chelsea do not want Mount to remain in the final year of his contract. We are preparing an offer of (approximately 90.3 billion won). It is slightly less than the 70 million pounds (approximately 115 billion won) Chelsea want.”
He added: “Other clubs are also aware of Mount’s preferences and there will be talks between Manchester United and Chelsea at the right time. Negotiations between the two sides will now speed up. But nothing has been finalized yet.”