Chelsea eye Manchester United reject as Mason Mount replacement - report

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Chelsea will to sell struggling playmaker Mason Mount this summer and replace him with former Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira, who is now at Fulham. 

That is according to ESPN, who believe the Blues will have to beat off interest from PSG and Atletico Madrid if they are to lure the Brazilian to Stamford Bridge. Pereira, 27, has been in glittering form for the Cottagers this season, scoring three times and assisting six in 32 appearances in all competitions. The player's composure in possession, quality from set plays and tenacious pressing are seen as ideal attributes for Chelsea's stuttering midfield. 

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Ed McCambridge
Staff Writer

Ed is a staff writer at FourFourTwo, working across the magazine and website. A German speaker, he’s been working as a football reporter in Berlin since 2015, predominantly covering the Bundesliga and Germany's national team. Favourite FFT features include an exclusive interview with Jude Bellingham following the youngster’s move to Borussia Dortmund in 2020, a history of the Berlin Derby since the fall of the Wall and a celebration of Kevin Keegan’s playing career.