NEWCASTLE are ready to join Liverpool in the race to sign Chelsea star Mason Mount, according to reports.

The attacking midfielder sees his deal at the Blues expire in the summer of 2024.

Mason Mount is wanted by both Liverpool and Newcastle


Mason Mount is wanted by both Liverpool and NewcastleCredit: Getty

The club have supposedly offered him a new deal but Mount is not happy with the terms on offer and has rejected their proposals.

Chelsea do not want to let him leave for free, which means he could be sold this summer.

Owner Todd Boehly will need to trim his bloated squad and a number of players could be offloaded.

The Daily Mail report that Liverpool are interested in Mount and have been joined in the battle for his signature by Newcastle.

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The Toon are desperate to strengthen their side with European football potentially on the horizon next season.

Eddie Howe has spent £165million on players since the summer and despite there being money to spend the club may be unable to splash out due to financial fair play rules.

Manchester United and Juventus are also tracking the England ace.

Mount has played 32 times for Chelsea this season, netting three goals and getting a further six assists.


Overall, he has played in 192 games for his boyhood club, scoring on 33 occasions.

The 24-year-old helped Chelsea win the Champions League in 2021, but he has struggled for form this season as shown by him completing just eight of 15 passes against Southampton.

He is currently out injured with a lower abdomen issue.

With Newcastle also reportedly interested in Arsenal left-back Kieran Tierney and Bayer Leverkusen wonderkid Florian Wirtz, it is set to be a busy window ahead for the Magpies.

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