The current situation
Chelsea is preparing for a final effort to retain Mason Mount, as reports surrounding Mount’s potential departure intensify .
Various sources link the player with a prospective £55 million transfer to Manchester United in the upcoming summer transfer window. Furthermore, reports suggest that Arsenal and Liverpool are closely monitoring the situation surrounding Mason Mount’s potential transfer.
Will Mason Mount’s Potential departure affect Chelsea ?
CBS journalist says
” Pochettino emphasised during his interview (which was very much a two-way process) he wants Mason Mount to stay, but it remains to be seen whether he can influence things “
He also adds that Man City , Liverpool and Arsenal are also doing their part to convince the player to play for them . Mason Mount’s contract is set to expire this summer . The process of his transfer sped up when The Telegraph reported on Wednesday night that Mount has decided to move .He has already reached an agreement on personal terms with Manchester United .
However Fabrizio Romano says that there is a slight conflict between Chelsea and Man City .Romano emphasizes that the competition to sign the 24-year-old Mount is not yet over . Manchester United still needs to negotiate a transfer fee with Chelsea . Man City’s proposal offers £55m. to Chelsea . Chelsea is not ready to give up the player to their rival . Their valuation of the player is £85m.
Mason mount has spent his entire career at Chelsea . This attachment to the club may convince him to stay back . However at this stage it is upto how the blues convince him to stay back .
Chelsea is yet to look into the matter more thoroughly . They may become successful in convincing Mason Mount to stay back . If Mount really wants to leave the Blues , he will not be short of offers . On the other hand Man City’s aim this summer is to sort their outgoings. They know that players like Mount would not be available all the time . They know that they must act quickly and take advantage of the situation . thus the question of Mount’s potential departure still remains unanswered .