Mason Mount has worn the Chelsea captaincy twice this season. The 22-year-old hopes to continue to hone his leadership skills at Stamford Bridge. The England winger has been rewarded with the armband for the FA Cup clash with Luton in January. Mount is looking forward to linking up with England ahead of Euro 2020.
WHAT HAS BEEN SAID?
“I’VE HAD THE COMMANDER’S ARMBAND TWICE NOW AND THAT GIVES ME ADDITIONAL CERTAINTY,”
the winger disclosed to Chelsea’s true site. “I have that conviction that I’m progressing admirably however I can likewise improve. That is something as a player that you need to truly improve.
“I’M FINDING OUT INCREASINGLY MORE ABOUT THAT JOB. I HAD IT WHEN I WAS SOMEWHAT MORE YOUTHFUL IN THE YOUNG GROUPS WHERE I WAS MULTIPLE TIMES.”
Mount draws upon previous Blues legends
The 22-year-old ganders at the individuals who have recently held the armband at Stamford Bridge, like John Terry, adding knowledge into those characteristics to help him put what he needs to do into point of view when called upon by his directors.
“AT THE POINT WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT THE SENIOR GAME, YOU CAN IN ANY CASE BE SOMEBODY THAT SHOWS OTHERS HOW IT’S DONE HOWEVER YOU CAN’T SIMPLY BE THAT,”
“You need to carry more to the group and as a commander at a major club like this, to have that character and vocalness around the young men truly makes a difference.
“YOU TAKE A GANDER AT THE MAJOR PARTS IN THE PAST WHO HAVE BEEN TOP PLAYERS AND LEGENDS OF THIS CLUB, CHIEFS THAT YOU CAN ATTEMPT TO TAKE THINGS OFF. THAT IS SOMETHING I’VE GENERALLY TAKEN A GANDER AT GROWING UP I ACTUALLY TAKE A GANDER AT NOW.”
THE MASTER PLAN
Britain fans will trust that Mount’s structure under Tuchel will mean the global field, where Gareth Southgate has since a long time ago praised him enthusiastically.
Having passed on the two warm-up games for England on a Champions League-commanded break, he will be relied upon to highlight in the Three Lions’ opener at Wembley against Croatia.