Jurgen Klopp has previously described Mason Mount as a £60m player in comments he would regret if he tried to bring the midfielder to Liverpool. The England international has yet to agree a new Chelsea deal and could be on his way to a move in the summer as the Blues look to avoid losing them for nothing in the summer of 2024.
Mount has been a key player for Chelsea in recent years, with Frank Lampard, Thomas Tuchel and Graham Potter all giving him an important role in the starting line-up. However, he has come under fire from fans in recent weeks for his performances and his future is increasingly in doubt given the status of his contract.
The 24-year-old’s contract expired in 18 months and talks of an extension appear to have stalled. the telegraph Reports suggest some at the club are already resigned to losing him with officials planning a summer move to avoid him leaving for a free in 2024.
Liverpool has been one of the club most associated with his signature central midfield which is a huge weakness in Klopp’s side. However, the German may regret Mount’s previously described £60m bid as he tries to agree a deal for the player on the best possible terms.
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For his part, Mount has been reluctant to talk excessively about his future, insisting he pays no attention to speculation. The midfielder has spent his entire professional career at Chelsea, making 189 appearances since making his debut in 2019.
“I’ve always been very focused on my football since I was in the academy,” Mount told The Evening Standard in November. “I know now that there is a lot of media focus on me, but I don’t look at that much. I block it.”
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