Graham Potter does not doubt Mason Mount at all, and neither should you

We’re about pay attention (smartly, learn) some robust reviews on Mason Mount, so the remark segment’s about to get extra awkward than a Targaryen circle of relatives dinner. Can’t all of us simply be pals and unite the area in reinforce of the Prince That Was Promised? It’s what your excellent king (i.e. me) would wish. And perhaps forestall calling each and every new inheritor Aegon to keep away from possible confusion.


Mason Mount produced a person of the fit efficiency on Saturday as Chelsea beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-0 at Stamford Bridge, together with assists at the first two Chelsea objectives. Of route Mount is so a lot more than simply objectives and assists, however such direct contributions to the scoreboard have a tendency to set the narrative, for higher or worse. Fortunately, we’re now at the former observe, having been at the latter for far of the season up to now.

Mount hadn’t been on my own in acting underneath expectancies within the first weeks of the season, however because the group’s reigning (and back-to-back) Player of the Year, and one among our personal, it’s he who must set the tone and lead via instance. Our effects and total play had been markedly higher for the reason that global destroy, and that’s no accident.

Head trainer Graham Potter could also be new to the group nonetheless, however he by no means doubted the 23-year-old, and his religion has been repaid over the last week.

“I in point of fact preferred his efficiency. [He] related the sport smartly, him and Christian [Pulisic] had been a risk down that left facet, he made loads of runs in in the back of, sacrificed himself for the group, labored onerous once we didn’t have the ball, so it used to be a in point of fact excellent efficiency via him.

“I do not doubt Mason Mount at all. It’s just like anything, sometimes the team doesn’t function as well and so the individuals don’t function as well … any young player knows football is a bit up and down, you have moments when it doesn’t go your way and it’s about what you can learn from that. He’s got that character, that personality, to continue to develop. He’s a delight to work with.”

Potter heaped reward on Reece James midweek, however had quite a lot of sugar left within the tank for Money Mase as smartly. Cobham’s shining lighting, shining brightly at the largest phases. Just because it used to be dreamed.

“I by no means like to place ceilings on avid gamers. I attempt to assist them experience their soccer [and] to this point the lads had been sensible. […] I don’t know if I favor [using academy players] however I find it irresistible, completely. And I feel it’s vital to have avid gamers who perceive the membership.

“Ultimately, the most important thing is having the right people with the right attitude, players who want to improve and have ambition and take the club forward and take their own careers forward. That’s what we want.”

-Graham Potter; supply: Evening Standard

So say all of us. (Keep it up, please.)

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