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Chelsea reject fresh Mason Mount bid with Manchester United still confident of breakthrough

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Jun 23, 2023
Chelsea reject fresh Mason Mount bid with Manchester United still confident of breakthrough

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Chelsea have rejected another offer from Manchester United for Mason Mount.

According to The Athletic, the Red Devils made a third bid worth £50million plus an additonal £5million in add-ons.

A third offer for Mason Mount has been rejected by Chelsea

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A third offer for Mason Mount has been rejected by ChelseaCredit: Getty
Man United will not be put off though, with the Red Devils still confident of a deal

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Man United will not be put off though, with the Red Devils still confident of a deal

However that proposal has been turned down for the Blues, who have made a counter-proposal of £58million plus £7million in add-ons.

A deal totaling £60million would likely be enough to get the deal done, with Man United still confident of a breakthrough.

TalkSPORT understands that the Red Devils were hopeful that their third offer would be accepted, making the setback a real blow.

As a result, Chelsea have offered to meet with United in order to find an amicable solution, with both parties hoping for a prompt deal to ensure that Mount does not miss the start of pre-season.

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Mount has made it clear that he wants to complete a move to Man United this summer, with Erik ten Hag also keen to sign the England midfielder.

The 24-year-old has just 12 months remaining on his contract at Stamford Bridge, meaning that United are reluctant to pay over the odds for a player who will be available for nothing next summer.

Mount has his heart set on a move to Old Trafford with just 12 months left on his old deal

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Mount has his heart set on a move to Old Trafford with just 12 months left on his old dealCredit: Getty

But with Mount making almost 200 appearances for the club, Chelsea are keen to get their full worth for the academy graduate.

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