Manchester United has made a significant addition to their squad with the signing of Mason Mount from Chelsea. The talented midfielder has agreed to a five-year deal with the option of extending for another year, as confirmed by the Red Devils.
The transfer fee for Mount is reported to be £60 million, including add-ons. This move marks the end of his journey with Chelsea, where he rose through the ranks and made a name for himself. During his time at Stamford Bridge, Mount made 129 Premier League appearances, scoring 27 goals and providing 22 assists.
In a statement published on Manchester United’s official website, Mount expressed his excitement about the new challenge ahead. He acknowledged that it was not easy to leave the team he grew up with but believes that Manchester United presents an opportunity for the next stage of his career.
Mount also recognized the strength of the Manchester United squad, having competed against them in the past. He is eager to be part of a group that is driven to win major trophies, a goal that he has experienced before with Chelsea when they lifted the Champions League trophy in 2021.
The midfielder had the opportunity to meet with United boss Erik ten Hag and discuss the club’s plans. The meeting left Mount even more excited for the upcoming seasons, as he is ready to put in the hard work required to achieve success at Old Trafford.
Hugely ambitious, Mount is determined to taste victory once again and understands the dedication and effort it takes to win major trophies. He is fully committed to giving everything he has to help Manchester United reach new heights.
The signing of Mason Mount is a significant move for Manchester United, adding depth and quality to their midfield. Fans can look forward to seeing how Mount integrates into the team and contributes to their pursuit of silverware.
By Habeeb Kuranga
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