Mount has entered the final 18 months of his £80,000-per-week contract at the turn of the year.
Chelsea are likely to reopen ‘official talks’ over a contract extension with Mason Mount soon, journalist Simon Phillips has told GiveMeSport.
Chelsa co-owner Todd Boehly had a solid transfer window in winter as they spent £300million on reinforcements. Now, Graham Potter have been looking to reach an internal agreement with Mason Mount.
According to 90min, the Academy graduate is keen to remain at Stamford Bridge but has refused to sign a new contract due to wanting the proposed salary to reflect his status as a regular starter for both club and country.
The report adds Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Newcastle United are interested in the England international if he doesn’t get the contract extension. Juventus are another club keeping tabs on his situation.
It is understood that Mount is looking to become one of Chelsea’s highest-paid players. He has entered the final 18 months of his £80,000-per-week contract at the turn of the year.
Respected reporter Phillips recently told GiveMeSport that Boehly is leading the discussions over fresh terms.
Phillips understands the Blues have been unable to make a breakthrough in attempting to tie Mount down to fresh terms, but they are preparing to head back to the negotiating table.
Phillips spoke to GiveMeSport: “Official talks have stopped for now. They’re expected to start up again, but they are still apart on wages and length of contract.
“This has been very up and down, with sources saying that Chelsea have always been optimistic of reaching an agreement in the past.”
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