Ben Chilwell Makes Man United Admission Following Heartfelt Plea to Mason Mount Amidst Potential Chelsea Exit

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 Ben Chilwell Makes Man United Admission Following Heartfelt Plea to Mason Mount Amidst Potential Chelsea Exit

Ben Chilwell, while not particularly keen on seeing his close friend Mason Mount join Manchester United in the upcoming transfer window, has acknowledged that he himself was a supporter of United during his younger days. 

United have reached an agreement on personal terms with Mount, the English national team player, who has yet to finalize a new contract with Chelsea. 

As Mount’s current deal with Chelsea is set to expire next summer, this transfer window represents the last opportunity for the London club to secure a significant transfer fee for the 24-year-old midfielder.

The final negotiation on Mount’s transfer fee between Manchester United and Chelsea is yet to be determined. Mount, who emerged from Chelsea’s youth academy, could be among a number of notable departures from the club this summer, as Chelsea aims to recover funds following significant spending in the previous transfer windows.

When questioned about a potential move to United during his visit to the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona earlier this month, Mount chose to remain tight-lipped and focused on enjoying the Formula 1 race, leaving his intentions undisclosed.

Chilwell expressed a clear desire for his close friend and teammate, Mount, to stay at Stamford Bridge. He even joined Mount on a trip to Catalonia to witness the thrilling race, where Max Verstappen of Red Bull emerged as the victor.

He said: “I mean, that’s none of my business personally, but I’d love him to stay. He’s my best mate, so personally I would love him to stay. But, it’s none of my business – I can’t really comment on that.”

Despite Chilwell’s reluctance for Mount to join Manchester United, he revealed that he himself used to support the Reds during his childhood. He reminisced about his past as a fan and recalled the long trips he would make to the North West to watch Manchester United in action.

He told Chelsea’s club website: “I used to go to Man United games, funnily enough, with my dad, who supported them. The first one, I can’t remember who it was against, but it was a Man United game. We always used to go to the Champions League ones after school, so it would have been a Champions League game at Old Trafford, that’s the first one I remember. Having your first one in the Champions League is pretty good.

“We used to go by train, we would have to take about four different trains, straight from school, and just about make it for kick-off, then get about four different trains on the way home as well, get home for one o’clock in the morning, straight in to school the next morning again, but they were brilliant memories.

“It’s nights like that which make you fall in love with football. Going straight from school, six- or seven-hour round trip, just to go and watch a game. Just being starstruck and in awe of all the players, that’s the kind of night which makes you love football I guess.

“I was focused all on the pitch, trying to find my favourite players at the time and just seeing them in person was crazy. Just the feeling of awe at the position they were in and looking up to them like gods.

“Of course the atmosphere’s amazing, but I was definitely one of those people focused on the pitch and the players.”

 Ben Chilwell Makes Man United Admission Following Heartfelt Plea to Mason Mount Amidst Potential Chelsea Exit

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