‘He’s announced himself’: Lampard talks up Chelsea FC youngster

Frank Lampard talks up Mason Mount's strong start to the new season with Chelsea FC

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Frank Lampard
Chelsea FC legend Frank Lampard (Photo: BT Sport)

Frank Lampard says that Mason Mount has “announced himself” at Chelsea FC following his strong start to the season.

Mount has been a regular fixture in the first team at Stamford Bridge this season, with the 20-year-old having started all 11 of Chelsea FC’s Premier League games this term.

Lampard has been placing his faith in youth this season and Mount has been rewarding his manager with some fine displays for the west London side.

He played the full 90 minutes as Chelsea FC claimed an important 2-1 win at Watford in the Premier League on Saturday – and he has scored four goals and made one assist in the top flight so far this term.

Chelsea FC fans will be delighted to see young talent such as Mount flourish under Lampard this season.

And the Chelsea FC boss says that he is “blessed” by the talent on show at Stamford Bridge at the moment.

Speaking to Sky Sports after Saturday’s win, Lampard said: “I want the team to have a lot of energy and to be difficult to play against, but after that, I’m blessed by having so many high quality players.

“We’ve got Jorginho and [Mateo] Kovacic while Mason [Mount] has announced himself – I can go throughout the team.

“The fans want to see good football, and I want the ball to be moved quickly, and be a little bit unpredictable.

“I want you to be able to see a clip of us playing out but also have the ability to go long and hit Tammy.”

Chelsea FC will return to Champions League action on Tuesday night with a home clash against Ajax.

They will then switch their attentions back towards the Premier League and their home clash against Crystal Palace next Saturday before the final international break of the year.

MORE: Latest Chelsea news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

Follow @thesportreview on Instagram

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Rio Ferdinand
Rio Ferdinand reacts to Man United’s impressive 2-1 win over Tottenham
Anthony Martial (Photo: The Sport Review)
‘He’s unbelievably fast’: Anthony Martial raves about Man United midfielder
Paul Scholes
Paul Scholes sends message to Man United board about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp drops Liverpool FC transfer hint ahead of January window
Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard sends clear message to Chelsea FC fans about Mason Mount
Paul Merson
Paul Merson urges 46-year-old to take Arsenal manager’s job
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Scott McTominay
‘He was dominant’: Jose Mourinho raves about Man United star
Gary Lineker
Gary Lineker sends warning to Liverpool FC’s title rivals
Christian Pulisic
‘Really exciting’: Lampard purrs about Chelsea FC playmaker after win over Villa