Photo: Attacking midfielder all-smiles after agreeing on deal with Chelsea

Frank Lampard appointment as Chelsea manager has gone well with the club fans who are optimistic about the future of the club.

One of the major hopes of the club is that more youth players make the grade at the club and Lampard is expected to promote a number of academy players this season. One of the players that has been touted to have a good season is Mason Mount.

The England u21 midfielder was in good spirits on Tuesday after signing a new five-year contract with the club.

Mason Mount
Mason Mount upon signing a five-year deal with Chelsea

Mount was impressive last season as he spent the campaign on loan at Championship side Derby County. The 20-year-old attacking midfielder is expected to have a big season with the club as he was the go-to player for Frank Lampard last season.

Speaking to the club’s website after signing the new contract, Mount revealed that it was a dream come through for him to sign the contract. Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia added that Mount has come through the grade at the club and deserves the new contract.

Mount would be faced with a lot of competitions in the midfield with the likes of Kovacic, Ross Barkley and Loftus-Cheek vying for the attacking midfield position.

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