On Wednesday, Manchester United completed the signing of Mason Mount, an English midfielder from Chelsea, for a reported fee of £55 million. Mount, who has agreed to a five-year contract, expressed his excitement to join the team and contribute to their pursuit of winning significant championships at Old Trafford. Having emerged from Chelsea’s youth academy, the 24-year-old has amassed 129 appearances in the Premier League, netting 27 goals.
“It’s never easy leaving the club where you grew up, but Manchester United will provide an exciting new challenge for the next phase of my career,” Mount said.
“Having competed against them, I know just how strong a squad it is that I’m joining, and I can’t wait to be part of this group’s drive to win major trophies.”