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Manchester United agree £60m deal for Mason Mount

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Manchester United have agreed a deal with Chelsea to buy Mason Mount for £60m.

Terryanewsunderstands the deal includes a potential £5m of add-ons strongly dependent on appearances and success. United have offered the England international a five-year contract with an extra year option,

Mount has one year left on his contract at Stamford Bridge and is understood to be keen on a move to Erik ten Hag’s side.


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United had three bids originally rejected by their Premier League rivals but the latest one had been left on the table – that offer has now been accepted.

Mount will now travel to Manchester for a medical.

Mount, who has scored 33 goals in 195 appearances for Chelsea since making his senior debut in 2019, missed the end of the domestic season with injury as the Blues came 12th – their lowest finish for more than 25 years.

Mount won the Champions League in 2021 with Chelsea and started during the side’s 1-0 win over Manchester City in the final.

He also won the Fifa Club World Cup and Uefa Super Cup with the Blues.

He has been capped 36 times by England, scoring five goals, and was part of Gareth Southgate’s squad for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Mount came through Chelsea’s academy before joining Vitesse on loan for the 2017-18 season, scoring nine goals in 29 Eredivisie appearances.

The following campaign he was loaned to Derby County, scoring eight goals 35 Championship games under manager Frank Lampard as the Rams suffered a 2-1 defeat to Aston Villa in the play-off final.

Upon his return to Chelsea in 2019, Mount made his breakthrough under the newly-appointed Lampard and became a key player at Stamford Bridge.

Written by Ibrahim Oladamola

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