Chelsea FC have learned that a European giant is monitoring one of their homegrown stars.
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Mount was instrumental in the club’s Champions League triumph in 2020/21, and he has been named Player of the Year twice.
Mount is valued at £64.5 million by Transfermarket and has two and a half years left on his Chelsea contract.
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However, he has not signed a new contract since joining the senior squad in 2019, having recently rejected an offer from the west London club.
Juventus intends to use the standoff between Mount and Chelsea to their advantage by moving the midfielder to the Allianz Stadium, according to the Italian publication Calcio Mercato.
Although the Bianconeri are unlikely to pursue Mount in January, they are closely monitoring his status in preparation for a potential summer swoop for his services.
Juventus will need to generate money to pay for a transfer for the English player because Leandro Paredes, Adrien Rabiot, and Weston McKennie have all been labeled as expendable.
After England’s 2-1 World Cup defeat by France on Saturday, Mount will be preparing to re-join the Chelsea team.