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Mason Mount: Chelsea youngster signs 5-year new deal with the Blues ▷ Kenya News





– Mason Mount has been handed a new five year deal until 2024 by Chelsea

– The midfielder had a successful loan spell with Derby County last season

– Mason earned a national team call up while he was under Lampard at Derby

Mason Mount has agreed a new five-year contract with Chelsea as the Stamford Bridge outfit continue to secure the future of their young stars.

The midfielder was rewarded after his impressive loan spell at Derby County under Frank Lampard last season which earned him a call up to play for England.

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Chelsea have now made sure that the 20-year-old is committed to the club until at least 2024.

Mount scored in Chelsea’s pre-season friendly victory over St Patrick’s at the weekend and traveled with Lampard’s first-team squad for Japan tour.

On signing his new deal, Mount said: “It’s a massively proud moment for myself and my family. I joined this club at six years old and it was always my goal to play for the first team one day.

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“I’m really looking forward to the coming season now and working hard to have an impact here at Chelsea. I’ve been at the club for a long time already and hopefully I’ll stay for a long time to come,” he added.

Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added: “Mason has come right the way through the Chelsea Academy and has always stood out as a fantastic talent and dedicated individual.”

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