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Mason Mount Makes Honest Thomas Tuchel and Frank Lampard Admission



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Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount has revealed it was difficult seeing Frank Lampard leave Chelsea mid-season which saw Thomas Tuchel take charge at stamford Bridge.

Lampard  was fired by the club in late January as the Blues fell down the Premier League table, putting their top-four spot in jeopardy.

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Soon after his appointment the German guided the blues to an FA Cup final and won the Champions League in just four months at the club.

Mount played a pivotal part in both Lampard and Tuchel teams, featuring throughout the season and helping his team secure the European championship and a top-four finish in the Premier League.

But it has not been easy. Mount, as well as Chelsea, have had their setbacks this season. He reflected on Lampard’s departure and other difficult periods during the 2020/21 campaign.

Speaking to the official Chelsea site, he said: “Of course, Frank leaving was a tough period, not just for me but the club as well. You’re still in the middle of a season so you really have to try and move on but it’s tough to do. The new manager came in quickly so you just have to stay positive and really look forward to the next games.”

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Mason Mount played a key role in the success of Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea last season. ( Photo by Getty Images)

“There have been a few tough moments. Losing a few games where we should have won always hurts a lot and the Arsenal away game is something I remember that really hurt me because of where we were in the table and the fact we needed to win but didn’t. he added

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“Losing the FA Cup final also took a big toll on me and affected me quite a lot, to have that experience again of losing in a final. I felt we were in a very good position and it’s a trophy I’ve always wanted to win after winning two FA Youth Cups so that was a horrible feeling.

“You never want that feeling again but football is always up and down and as a footballer, you learn about how to deal with those moments.”

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