According to several reports, Mason Mount would be open to a move to league rivals Liverpool as he is considering his future at Chelsea.
Mason Mount has been in and out of the Chelsea starting lineup and has featured in just six Premier League games so far this season. Following which the English attacking midfield is now considering his future with the European champions. Alongside Liverpool, Real Madrid are also scouting the English attacking midfielder.
Daily Star Sunday have reported that Liverpool can be a possible destination for the Chelsea prodigy. A source told the publication:
“Mason is a top lad and thought of well within Chelsea, and is popular with the team. But he isn’t feeling appreciated anymore.
“He’s been at Chelsea since he was a tiny lad, but despite coming up through the Academy. He doesn’t feel like he gets the same treatment or recognition as players bought in for big money.
“He is torn because he loves the club and the fans. But thinks it’s time for him to leave to step up his career. And where better to do that than Liverpool?”
While Liverpool in recent times are no stranger to singing players from fellow Premier League sides. Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk from Southampton, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal and Diogo Jota from Wolves are all examples of the same.
Would Mason Mount be a good fit for Liverpool?
Mason Mount has shown over and over again his ability on the ball and his ability to turn matches on its head. Despite being just 22-year-old, he has made 121 appearances for Chelsea. He has scored 20 goals and recorded a further 17 assists in those 121 appearances (stats via Transfermart).
Liverpool’s star front three, Salah, Mane, and Firmino all have contracts that expire in 2023 and whether they will sign a new contract still remains a question. Alongside that Salah and Mane are both 29, while Roberto Firmino is now 30. Mount would certainly reduce the average age of the frontline and be an option for the present and future of the club.
On top of that, he would certainly add a new dimension to the Liverpool frontline. His current contract with the European champions runs until 2024. But whether Chelsea will be willing to let their prodigy go to any other side under any condition is still a big question mark.
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