Ashley Cole backs Chelsea youngster Mason Mount to become ‘top player’ under Frank Lampard

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has shown tremendous faith in Mason Mount
Chelsea boss has proven super religion in Mason Mount (Picture: Getty)

is assured Mason Mount has the ‘mentality’ to become a ‘top player’ under Frank Lampard at Chelsea.

Mount shone under Lampard at Derby County final season, scoring 11 targets in 44 appearances, and the 20-year-old has picked up the place he left in Chelsea colors this time period.

The midfielder has began all 4 of Chelsea’s opening matches within the Premier League, discovering the web towards each Leicester and Norwich, and made his senior debut for England versus Bulgaria earlier this month.

Lampard has additionally proven super religion in Chelsea academy graduate Tammy Abraham following the striker’s spectacular mortgage spell with Aston Villa final time period.



Former Chelsea left-back Cole shared a dressing room with Mount at Derby final season and has backed the youngster to thrive under Lampard’s steerage.

‘Obviously I had the pleasure to play with him at Derby last season and, for me, he was our best and main player,’ Cole stated.

‘He’s undoubtedly matured and improved from the time I noticed him with Chelsea’s Under-9s. It’s down to him now.

Mount impressed under Lampard on loan at Derby last season
Mount impressed under Lampard on mortgage at Derby final season (Picture: Getty)

‘He’s a participant that all the time comes into coaching early, he provides 100 per cent in coaching and, for me, that’s what you want to be a prime participant is a superb mentality and he has that.

‘It’s down to him if he needs to work arduous and enhance under Frank and, in fact, he’s going to get possibilities.’

Mount made his England debut alongside close friend Rice
Mount made his England debut alongside shut pal Rice (Picture: Getty)

, who has been shut with Mount since their time collectively in Chelsea’s academy, believes Lampard will get the get the most effective out of the midfielder.

‘I’m not stunned in any respect [with his form],’ the West Ham star stated.

’I’ve stated to a great deal of individuals, he might rating in each sport if he needed to.



‘I can tell he’s coaching with Frank and so they’re working very well as a result of he’s like a second striker, making these runs which Lampard used to do.

‘He’s going to maintain doing that at Chelsea for years.’

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