Mason Mount is "perfect" for Liverpool, says one agent

Liverpool target Mason Mount of England reacts during the UEFA Nations League League A Group 3 match between England and Germany at Wembley Stadium on September 26, 2022 in London, England.
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Liverpool are interested in Mason Mount and could pursue him as an alternative to Jude Bellingham.

That's according to one agent who says that the Chelsea star could well move from the Blues to the Reds, since he's such a good fit for Jurgen Klopp's system. Mount can play as a midfielder or left-winger and is an excellent presser off the ball, making him ideal as a secondary playmaker on the left of a midfield three in a 4-3-3.

Mount is yet to be offered the kind of contract (opens in new tab) that he believes he's worth at Stamford Bridge, despite being a key player since his breakthrough under Frank Lampard in 2019. With such uncertainty, he could leave this summer.

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Mason Mount is facing contract uncertainty at Chelsea (Image credit: Getty)

“He’s been at Chelsea since he was a young lad but he’ll be looking at the Blues’ project and wondering if he’s going to be a guaranteed starter,” agent Haydn Dodge told 90min (opens in new tab).

“His camp will be aware that he’s an England international too, and therefore be trying to maximise his next contract, so it’ll be interesting to see what the outcome is.

“I know Liverpool quite like him and I personally believe he’d be perfect for Jurgen Klopp and his system. You’d also assume Mount would be a cheaper alternative option to Jude Bellingham, so they may well be keeping very close tabs on his situation to see how it develops.”

Mount could in fact be signed alongside Bellingham. The pair of them have both featured on opposite sides of a midfield three for England and could complement each other nicely – though price may be an issue. 

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Jude Bellingham is a big target for Liverpool this summer (Image credit: Getty Images)

Bellingham is thought to cost around £100 million, while Mount would command upwards of £60m, too. On top of that, Liverpool are said to be interested in both Josko Gvardiol (opens in new tab) and Antonio Silva (opens in new tab), two players who could cost £80m each. 

Mount is valued to be worth around €75m by Transfermarkt (opens in new tab)

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Mark White
Staff Writer

Mark White has been a staff writer on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, writing pieces for both online and the magazine. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also been to the FA Cup and League Cup finals for FFT and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He once saw Tyrone Mings at a petrol station in Bournemouth but felt far too short to ask for a photo.