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Who is Mason Mount - Biography

Mason Mount is a young footballer who plays as a midfielder for the English football club, Chelsea as well as for the England national team at different levels.

Since the return of Frank Lampard to Stamford Bridge as a manager, Mount is one of the youngsters he has given an opportunity to form the Chelsea youth team and already, he is proving himself as a star for both the present and the future.

Moson Mount Short Biography

Name Mason Tony Mount
Birthdate 10 January 1996
Age 25 Years Old
Birthplace Portsmouth, England
Height 5’10″ (1.8 m)
Profession Football Player
Position Attacking Midfielder, Centre Midfielder
Clubs Chelsea, Vitesse Arnhem, Derby County
Net Worth €3.5 million
Player Number 19
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
Merch Products Jersey, Boots
Last Update June, 2021

Mason Mount: Early Life

Mason Tony Mount was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire. His father, Tony, was a former non-league footballer who later coached local clubs, namely Havant Town.

As a child, Mount played in local leagues; in 2003, at age 4, he spent one day a week training in the academies at Portsmouth and Chelsea. Citing Frank Lampard, Luka Modrić and Andrés Iniesta as his favourite players, Mount eventually joined Chelsea in 2005.

Growing up, Mount had an insatiable thirst for football despite the family asking him to focus more on education. Surprisingly, the English player managed to do well in school as well as football.

Mount, Youth Academy Mount was a Chelsea fan since his childhood.

Nonetheless, everyone was aware of the Brit’s passion for football as Mason practiced regularly, be it morning or evening. Consequently, in no time, the Portsmouth native played for a local academy, Boarhunt, and impressed many onlookers.

Call it fate or call it a chance, the opportunity came knocking, when one such onlooker was none other than a Chelsea scout. Subsequently, Mount signed for the Chelsea Football Club youth team at the age of six in 2005.

Mason Mount, Youth Academy

10-year-old Mount with Ashley Cole and John Terry

During his time at the academy, Mason would get to meet his idols like Ashley Cole, John Terry, Frank Lampard, David Luiz, etc. As an aspiring player, the young midfielder gobbled every ounce of knowledge that the legends would impart to him.

Eventually, Mount’s dream would come to fruition when the English made a competitive debut for the London-based club. Similarly, the surreal moment came after 14 years when he initially signed as a six-year-old.

Mason Mount: Family, Girlfriend

The Chelsea midfielder is the youngest of his siblings. Also, Mason is the son of Tony Mount and Debby Mount. Also, he has an older sister who is married and lives in Australia at the moment.

Mason looks like an extraordinarily social and positive person when we look at various social media. Further, the youngster enjoys the company of his friends and family most of the time.

Tammy Abraham, Fiakyo Tomori, Callum Hudson Odio, Reece James, and Mason Mount played in Chelsea’s youth team during their early years. Therefore, they always hang out together and have fun on the training ground.

However, he is best friend’s with Declan Rice as they started playing together from their childhood. Mount is often seen with Declan and their girlfriends whenever the 21-year-old has free time.


Mason Mount with his girlfriend, Chloe Wellens-Watts

The England international is in a relationship with the beautiful Chloe Wealleans-Watts. They seem to be very happy and open about their relationship, as suggested from their social media posts.

Social Media Presence

Instagram: 793,000 followers

Twitter: 232,000 followers

Facebook: 160,000 followers

6 Facts About Mason Mount

1. In order to get his son to leave Chelsea because since John Terry no other player from the Chelsea Academy has played in the first team, Tony Mount called a family meeting where uncles, aunts, and grandparents all offered the younger Mount advice to leave the club, but he insisted he was going nowhere.

2. He was named Mason by his mother, which means “man of stone”.

3. Born in Portsmouth, he was raised in a family that supports Portsmouth, although it is Chelsea that he will later come to love.

4. At the time Mount was invited to play for Derby, Steven Gerrard was also interested in having him play for Rangers.

However, the mind of the kid was already set on playing for Lampard. Before too long, he had already formed a bond with the Chelsea legend.

5. Although the girlfriend of Mason Mount is said to be Chloe Wealleans-Watts, there is not so much that is known about their relationship.

6. The 5 feet 10 inches player provided an assist for Kai Havertz’s goal against Manchester City during the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League Finals. That was the first trophy for Mount with the club.

Mason Mount: Career

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Mason Mount started his professional career at the 2017-18 season with Vitesse Arnheim's first team. In total, Mason Mount scored 13 goals and provided 10 assists in 39 games for Vitesse across all competitions. At the end of his debut professional season, Mason Mount was chosen as Vitesse best player of the year.

Loan spell at Derby County

His excellent performances attracted the interest of Frank Lampard, who was experiencing his managerial debut season with Derby County at the Championships.

Mount joined Aston Villa in 2018. He scored on his debut for Derby in a 2–1 away win against Reading. Mount was a key member for Derby County secured as they sealed promotion to the Premier League after defeating Leeds United at the play-offs.

In total, Mount scored 11 goals and assisted 6 times in 44 games for Villa. His best performance was against Bolton Wonderers when he scored a hat-trick and kept his team in contention for the play-off.

Returning to Chelsea

Frank Lampard assignment by Chelsea was a perfect chance for Mason Mount to return to his boyhood club. Mount returned to Chelsea at the beginning of the 2019-20 season. He debuted in a 0–4 defeat to Manchester United in the Premier League. He scored his first goal the following week against Leicester City.

Since the arrival of Timo Werner, Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz at the beginning of the 20-21 season, Mount has faced stiff competition to get to the starting line-up. Still, he has managed to scored 3 goal and provide 6 assists in 25 games for Chelsea so far into the season.

His best two games of the season so far were in back-to-back games in January, first in a 4–0 win at Morecambe in the third round of the FA Cup and then away to Fulham in a 1–0 Premier League victory. The Blues ended the first half of the season at the eighth place.

With England National team

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Mason Mount represented England's youth teams from U-15 to U21. He was called up to the senior team by Gareth Southgate before the 2018 World Cup, but eventually failed to make the final squad.

Mason Mount made his debut for the England senior team in September of 2019. He came on as a substitute in England's 4–0 home win over Bulgaria at the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying. He scored his first international goal on 17 of November, in a 4–0 away win against Kosovo in UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying.

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Style of Play

Mount has been praised for his goal scoring instincts as well as his speed and passing qualities. Although his main position is the attacking midfielder, the youngster can also perform in any of the three forward positions. During his career, Mason Mount has played 116 games as an attacking midfielder, 41 games as a central-midfielder, and 3 games as a right midfielder. He has also played a total of 14 games as a left and right winger.

Mount is an excellent free-kick taker. He once revealed the secret to his skill in an interview with the Guardian.

“A free-kick is a very tough technique and it’s something I’ve always worked on. Watching David Beckham and Ronaldo scoring all these free-kicks, I was in awe. I’ve worked on it for a very long time. It doesn’t always come off. It’s a very difficult technique, but when they do it feels brilliant.”

Net Worth

Inasmuch as he is just starting his career fully, Mount seems to be in a very good place financially.

He Was offered a £20million five-year deal by Chelsea which places his salary at around £77,000 per week.

With that said, the exact net worth of the Mason Mount is not known but it is believed that he should have a fortune of over a million dollars.

His market value since he was signed to Chelsea has been put at close to €75 million.

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