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Manchester United agree deal to sign Mason Mount from Chelsea

Mason Mount Manchester United

Mason Mount looks set to be announced as a Manchester United player

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign England midfielder Mason Mount for an initial £55million from Chelsea, the PA news agency understands.

The Red Devils will pay an additional £5m dependent on appearances and success.

The 24-year-old is understood to have agreed a five-year contract, with an option for a further year.

Mount agrees Manchester United terms.

Agreeing a deal for Mount helps to bolster the options for United boss Erik ten Hag in a key midfield area.

Mount came through the ranks at Chelsea, scoring 27 goals and providing 22 assists in 129 Premier League appearances.

The 24-year-old – a Champions League winner with the Blues in 2021 – has won 36 England caps and started the Euro 2020 final defeat to Italy.

Mason Mount is set to join Manchester United


United had made three previous offers for Mount, who is out of contract next summer.

They were keen not to get drawn into a saga and his expected arrival at Old Trafford will represent their first bit of business this summer.

Reports suggested that Chelsea were holding out for £65million, but a compromise has now been reached.

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