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Mason Mount ready to sign a new contract with Chelsea amid exit talk

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Player News: Mason Mount ready to sign new Chelsea contract

According to Football Insider (h/t Express), the Chelsea board are now confident that Mason Mount is ready to commit to a long term future at Stamford Bridge amid speculation that he could leave the club.

Despite being one of the most promising midfielders in Europe Englishman ‘didn’t feel appreciated’ at Chelsea. It is believed that the club’s ‘mega-money stars’ earn a lot more than the £75,000-per-week that the academy prospect earns. Thus, the player felt undervalued and rightly so.

Mason Mount had a huge impact on Chelse’s Champions League triumph. (imago Images)

Big clubs around the world have closely followed the situation. After watching the Blues star’s performance in English top-flight level and the Champions League, it’s natural for the clubs to desire a piece of the prize.

Liverpool, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich have all been linked with the 22-year-old in recent times. But it seems they wouldn’t get their hands on the starlet.

It is believed that the Chelsea board have made the breakthrough in contract talks and are now ‘confident’ that they have convinced the English player to stay at the club. It seems the Chelsea youth player is set to sign a new contract that includes an upgraded wage deal.

Mason Mount in action for Chelsea. Copyright: xFocusxImagesx FIL-15219-0083

Having the ban on transfers, former manager Frank Lampard was obliged to rely on the club’s youth players. Mason Mount got the breakthrough season under the Chelsea legend. But the new manager Thomas Tuchel has shown support for the player who played a vital role in last year’s Champions League triumph.

Being one of their own, keeping the hold of Mount could prove a massive investment in the future of the West London club. His continuation would eventually have a significant effect on Chelsea’s quest for the Premier League this season.

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