What’s the most recent on Mount to Newcastle?
The Premier League playmaker is dealing with an unsure future having entered the final 18 months of his contract at Stamford Bridge and it’s been claimed that he’s joined forces with a brand new consultant to try to safe a transfer elsewhere.
The Blues academy graduate has been attracting vital curiosity from the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United but additionally seems to have caught the attention of Eddie Howe at St. James’ Park. The Each day Mail reported earlier this month that the Magpies have joined the chasing pack, eyeing a deal for the 24-year-old, and an replace on the northeast outfit’s stance has now emerged.
Chatting with TEAMtalk, Jacobs name-checked Newcastle as a real potential suitor in relation to Mount discovering his subsequent vacation spot. He stated:
“Newcastle is one other membership to simply watch as a potential suitor as a result of not like Manchester United, they’re very a lot in search of this place. And we’ve seen traditionally, Newcastle and Eddie Howe particularly, be looking out for that artistic form of participant that may get into numerous completely different positions that may chip in with targets and assists and play in additional superior positions.
“So clearly the temporary at Newcastle is forward-thinking, artistic and multi-purpose gamers. And I believe that Pulisic, Maddison and Mount all fall into that class. So I believe that ought to Mount go away Chelsea, which isn’t given, then Newcastle will even be one to observe.”
Ought to Newcastle signal Mount?
The Nike-sponsored star has posted 127 purpose contributions in 321 appearances all through his profession, so is artistic within the closing third and is all the time trying to get on the entrance foot, additionally rating within the 93rd percentile for many progressive passes per sport. The £80k-p/w expertise would additionally add loads of versatility to Howe’s squad having operated in seven numerous positions since bursting onto the scene, making him a helpful choice to have even when he did not instantly make one particular position his personal on Tyneside.
Lastly, Mount is aware of what it takes to achieve success having helped Chelsea safe three senior titles, together with the Champions League, so would add to the successful mentality constructing throughout the present squad already based mostly at St. James’ Park.