Chelsea have canceled contract renewal talks with Mason Mount.
This is according to a recent report by David Ornstein of The Athletic, which claims the Blues have suspended talks with the attacking midfielder in order to prioritize the team’s performances in the Premier League and Champions League.
? EXCL: Mason Mount contract talks halted while Chelsea focus on PL/CL. There are no plans to reopen until the summer when the club has agreed to a new 24-year deal or plans to sell. was https://t.co/XfvlU7KRuX
— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) February 20, 2023
The 24-year-old Mount is out of contract next summer and, if no deal is reached, the England international could be marketed by Chelsea at the end of the season to avoid losing him for free. I have.
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Mount’s chances of leaving Chelsea, the only club he’s played for permanently throughout his career, are still far from real, but fears are growing that the 24-year-old will play his final season in a blue shirt. . .
As for Mount’s future, former Aston Villa and Liverpool attacker Stan Collymore has admitted he hopes Todd Bawley will find a way to persuade the number 19 to sign a new deal, but Eddie Howe’s Newcastle United nomination. An ideal club if the Americans fail.
“Personally, I would be very surprised if he left,” Collymore said in an exclusive interview.
“He’s one of them and has the potential to end his career as a legend like John Terry or Frank Lampard, but obviously he has 18 months left on his contract and he hasn’t agreed to renew it yet. , it is possible that he will leave in the summer.
“If the youngster is serious about his future, a move to Newcastle would be absolutely perfect for him. I wonder if the hierarchy of Howe and the Magpies feel the same way.
“Mount is not only an energetic player who fits perfectly into the Geordies system, but he is also a Champions League winner in England who has yet to reach his prime, so he is a huge deal and a signal of great intentions. I will send it.”
Since being promoted to London’s senior first team in 2019, Mount, who has 36 international caps, has made 191 appearances in all competitions and contributed directly to 70 goals.