In a significant transfer move, Mason Mount has officially joined Manchester United, signing a contract that will keep him at the club until June 2028, with the option of extending for an additional year. The 24-year-old midfielder, who played a pivotal role in Chelsea’s second Champions League victory, brings his exceptional skills and experience to bolster the Red Devils’ squad.
Having made 279 club appearances, scoring 58 goals, and providing 53 assists, Mason Mount has established himself as a highly talented and influential player. His outstanding performances earned him the prestigious title of Chelsea’s Player of the Year for both the 2020/21 and 2021/22 seasons. Furthermore, he has represented England on 36 occasions, playing a key role in the national team’s journey to the final of the 2021 European Championship.
Expressing his thoughts on the move, Mason Mount said, “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. 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.”
Acknowledging the progress Manchester United has made under the guidance of manager Erik ten Hag, Mount expressed his enthusiasm for the upcoming seasons and the opportunity to contribute to the club’s pursuit of success. He added, “I am hugely ambitious; I know how amazing it feels to win major trophies and what it takes to do it. I will be giving everything to experience that again at Manchester United.”
Manchester United’s football director, John Murtough, emphasized the significance of Mount’s arrival, highlighting his exceptional footballing intelligence and technical abilities. Murtough expressed his delight in securing the services of a player whom the club has admired for a long time. He stated, “His style of play and attributes are a perfect fit for this squad, and we all believe that he will only improve further by working with Erik ten Hag and his coaching staff.”
Murtough also praised Mount’s game intelligence and tactical awareness, recognizing his potential to enhance the performance of those around him. He concluded, “We were particularly impressed by his strong desire to join United and his thirst for further success, as we push to drive up our performance levels next season and beyond.”