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Official: Man United Announce Signing Of Mount

Official: Man United Announce Signing Of Mount

Mason Mount has completed his summer transfer from Chelsea to Manchester United on a five-year deal with the option of a further year, the Red Devils have announced.

The fee agreed for the 24-year-old England midfielder is £60 million including add-ons.

Mount rose through the ranks at Chelsea and made 129 Premier League appearances for them, scoring 27 goals and assisting 22.

In a statement published on Manchester United official website, Mount said: “It’s never easy to leave the team where you grew up, but Manchester United will present an exciting new challenge for the next stage of my career.

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“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.”

Mount, who won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2021, added: “Everyone can see that the club has made big steps forward under (United boss) Erik ten Hag.

“Having met with the manager and discussed his plans, I couldn’t be more excited for the seasons ahead. And am ready for the hard work expected here.

“I am hugely ambitious. I know how amazing it feels to win major trophies and what it takes to do it. And will be giving everything to experience that again at Manchester United.”

By Habeeb Kuranga

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