Liverpool think about Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount a “precedence signing” this summer season, in accordance with an replace from famend journalist Fabrizio Romano.
Will Mount depart Chelsea this summer season?
The 24-year-old’s future has been a serious speaking level of late, with it changing into more and more clear that he might depart Stamford Bridge on the finish of this season. He has endured a irritating marketing campaign, dropping his place within the group in current months and solely beginning 20 of his aspect’s Premier League matches after being such a key man for numerous years.
Mount has been regularly linked with a transfer to Liverpool, with the Reds seemingly seeing him as somebody who generally is a massive a part of their midfield rebuild throughout the summer season switch window. His present Chelsea contract runs out in 2024 and he’s but to achieve an settlement over an extension.
With Jude Bellingham now probably off the desk for Liverpool, they may much more of their give attention to his England teammate, with a brand new replace actually suggesting as a lot.
Might Liverpool nonetheless signal midfielder?
Taking to Twitter, Romano gave an replace on Bayern Munich midfielder Ryan Gravenberch, however went on to verify Mount is the one they’re actually after:
“Ryan Gravenberch needs to play extra, for this reason Liverpool approached his agent. However Bayern don’t have any intention to barter. Bayern place may be very clear: they wish to hold Gravenberch, feeling shared by the board and Tuchel.
“Mason Mount stays precedence goal for #LFC.”
Mount might have had a disappointing season by excessive requirements, however he may very well be such a shrewd signing by Liverpool in the event that they strike a deal this summer season. He has been lauded as “unbelievable” by Joe Cole previously, whereas Jose Mourinho has described him as a “very, very clever” participant.
The 36-cap England worldwide has loved bought 70 objective contributions (33 objectives and 37 assists) to his title for Chelsea, regardless of nonetheless being a reasonably younger participant, and his tactical nous, techincal high quality and flexibility might all profit the Reds shifting ahead.
He’s able to thriving as each a No.8 and a No.10 in midfield – he has even performed out broad, if required, and he might present the legs and vitality that somebody like Jordan Henderson now not can, contemplating he’s practically ten years his junior. It won’t be as glamorous a signing as some followers need, however very similar to Gini Wijnaldum as soon as did, Mount might grow to be a quiet however important cog within the machine.