Former England midfielder Jamie Redknapp fears that Mason Mount’s advancement would suffer if Chelsea sign Philippe Coutinho.
Former England midfielder Jamie Redknapp has actually declared that Mason Mount‘s advancement would suffer if Chelsea signed Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona during this summer’s transfer window.
The Blues have actually apparently been provided the Brazil international as Barca aim to cut their losses.
Nevertheless, Redknapp has actually confessed that he would fear for Mount if Frank Lampard‘s side did choose to move for the former Liverpool playmaker ahead of the 2020-21 campaign.
“I don’t see this as a goer, it’s an awful lot of money,” Redknapp informed Sky SportsNews “Coutinho is a super-talented player however he does not get enough goals.
“Chelsea have Mason Mount there and a great deal of trust has actually been provided to the young players who are coming through at Stamford Bridge. The way Chelsea have actually been going for the in 2015 or two, I simply do not see them going to invest ₤79 m on a player.
“Coutinho is talented, but why would you want to risk preventing someone like Mount, who is going to be a top-class player, having the opportunities himself?”
Mount invested last season on loan at Derby County prior to going back to Stamford Bridge and has actually been a routine for the Blues this term, contributing 6 goals and 5 assists in 41 appearances in all competitions.