Official photo: 9-goal midfielder all smiles after sealing Chelsea transfer, not Golovin


Chelsea rising star Mason Mount has completed a season long loan move to Derby, this is according to reports.

Mount joined Chelsea at the tender age of six albeit he began playing football when he was only four. He worked his way through the grades of Chelsea until he impressed for the U21 side..

He signed a four year deal with Chelsea before joining Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem on a season long loan deal last term. The midfielder featured in 29 league games for the side last season, where he scored 9 goals.

Following his barnstorming spell last season, he was on the transfer radar of Ajax and PSV Eindhoven but he opted to join Derby, being managed by Chelsea legend Frank Lampard.

According to the Telegraph, the 19-year-old will spend the last season on loan at Derby County with Lampard.

Lampard assumed the reins of  Pride Park outfit recently and he is keen on harnessing a formidable squad for the side.

Mount was the most valuable player of the U19 Championship last year that was conquered by England. He has also earned call up to the Three Lions squad and he is very much rated.

 

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