Mason Mount: Career and future at Chelsea FC
There's been plenty of movement for Frank Lampard in naming his starting squad for Chelsea FC. Each game, we're seeing some things being mixed up. With that being said, a bright spot or the team has no question been the play of Mason Mount.
A speedy attacking midfielder, Mount has become a fixture for Chelsea FC and doesn't disappoint whenever he's on the pitch. In recent years, he's really stepped his play up. So, how did he manage to get into the Chelsea starting lineup? We take a look at that in this piece.
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A Chelsea Blue through and through, as he began his youth career with the team in 2005.
He made his senior debut in 2017, scoring eight goals in 53 appearances. Mount basically let fans know that season that despite still being a teenager, he was ready to make some noise for the club.
Mount ended up being loaned out twice by Chelsea, once to Vitesse in the Netherlands and then to Derby County in England. On July 15 of 2019, though, Mount signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea and has been back with CFC ever since.
The 2019-20 campaign sure was a breakthrough for him, as Mount earned the trust of new manager Frank Lampard, who has rewarded him with plenty of starts in the process.
Mount remains a key player for Chelsea, and he's also made several appearances for England's national team. Mount is known for his brilliant pace, as well as his ability to find players in open space. With his great soccer IQ, he also knows how to get the job done and find the back of the net as well.
Chelsea fans sure have enjoyed the progress that Mount has made for the club and things are only going to go up from here. He has the potential to become a superstar for Chelsea FC.