Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount has had his say on the England call-ups for club teammates Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.
In his latest interview as monitored by the Daily Post, Mason Mount hailed the decision made by England manager Gareth Southgate.
The England manager named a 25-man squad for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Czech Republic later this month and both Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori were part of it.
The two players were rewarded for their respective good starts to the new season in the colors of Chelsea.
Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori are all products of the Chelsea Academy and they have become regulars in the first team under the guidance of club legend Frank Lampard.
Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori have played together since the age of eight and they were both on loan at Derby County together last season under Frank Lampard.
The two players were influential for the Rams who came close to earning promotion to the Premier League before they were beaten by Aston Villa in the Championship playoff final.
Aston Villa secured a spot in the Premier League this season after they defeated Derby County 2-1 in their final clash at the Wembley Stadium.
Man City Midfielder To Miss Chelsea Game For This Reason
Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva has been given a one-match ban for his racist tweet towards pal and teammate Benjamin Mendy.
His punishment was lenient as the Portuguese international was not aware of the racist implication in that tweet in addition to his impeccable past records.
Bernardo Silva could have been banned for at least six matches by the English FA.
In addition, the Portuguese midfielder was also fined to the tune of £64,000.
Bernardo Silva will now miss the upcoming Premier League clash with Chelsea in eight days’ time at the Etihad Stadium as a result of the FA verdict.
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The former AS Monaco player was on target for Manchester City at the weekend during the league trip to Anfield to face Premier League leaders Liverpool.
He scored the consolation goal for Manchester City as they were beaten 3-1 by hosts Liverpool in controversial manner through goals from Fabinho, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
The win ensured that Bernardo Silva and Manchester City are now nine points adrift of leaders Liverpool After just 12 games in the league.
Manchester City have also dropped from second to fourth place as a result of the defeat at Liverpool having been usurped by Leicester City and Chelsea in second and third spot respectively.
How Barcelona Plan To Sign Another Chelsea Star Revealed
Five-time European champions Barcelona are said to be interested in signing Chelsea winger Willian ahead of the transfer market next summer.
According to Mundo Deportivo, the Catalan giants are eyeing a free transfer for Willian whose Chelsea contract ends next summer.
His contract ends at Chelsea when the current season draws to a close and Barcelona want to swoop for him on a free transfer afterward.
Barcelona had previously tried to sign the Brazilian international especially earlier in the winter transfer window in January this year.
The Spanish champions and rivals Atletico Madrid were keen on signing Willian in January but Chelsea were adamant that he’s not for sale.
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Paris Saint Germain (PSG) were also interested in the Brazilian international in the summer but he opted to spend the season as part of the revolution at Chelsea.
Willian had a very good season as he was part of the Brazilian squad that won the 2019 COPA America tournament on home soil in the summer.
His summer went from good to better after new Chelsea manager Frank Lampard handed him the jersey number 10 on the back of Eden Hazard’s move to Real Madrid.
Willian has been able to repay the faith in him by former Blues teammate and new Chelsea manager Frank Lampard.
Lampard Fault? Why Willian Could Leave Chelsea For Juventus Revealed
Chelsea winger Willian has been advised to join Italian Serie A champions Juventus from the Premier League giants.
The Brazilian international was told to leave Chelsea for Juventus by his former manager at Shakhtar Donetsk, Mircea Lucescu.
According to Mircea Lucescu, his style of play fits perfectly with the Old Lady.
Mircea Lucescu discussed Willian, Chelsea and Juventus in an exclusive interview with Italian news publication Tuttosport.
According to him, his Chelsea contract is coming to an end and the 31-year-old should consider a move to Juventus where he will link up with Maurizio Sarri.
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Italian tactician Sarri managed him at Chelsea last season and his Juventus side has been linked with a swoop for Willian who has less than a year left on his Blues’ deal.
Willian had previously been linked with major European clubs like Paris Saint Germain (PSG), Barcelona and Atletico Madrid but Chelsea were adamant that he’s not for sale.
Despite the short length of his remaining contract at Chelsea, Willian has emerged as a key player for new manager Frank Lampard as the Blues continue to impress in the Premier League.
Chelsea have won their last six games in the Premier League and are up to third position on the league table.
Arsenal, Chelsea Target Closing In On Wolves Move
AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie is closing in on a move to Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers according to the newest reports from the British media.
Franck Kessie is in his third season at seven-time champions AC Milan after joining the Rossoneri from fellow Italian Serie A outfit Atalanta.
According to Birmingham Mail, Wolves are edging closer to a January transfer for Frank Kessie.
It was revealed that the earlier reports claimed that the Midlands club had agreed on a move for the Ivorian international star since the summer but that is wide off the mark.
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Franck Kessie had previously been linked with the London duo of Arsenal and Chelsea.
The Ivorian midfielder was a transfer target for the two London clubs in the summer though the Blues were unable to make any transfer due to the FIFA ban.
Chelsea were handed a transfer ban for two windows after they were deemed to have breached rules about signing players under the age of 18 by world football’s governing body FIFA.
The West Londoners appealed to FIFA over the ruling but their appeal was thrown out thereby prompting them to take the case to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) with the ruling expected later this month.
Chelsea Star Ruled Out Of US Games
United States national team manager Gregg Berhalter has named a 23-man squad for the upcoming Concacaf Nations League clash with Canada and Cuba.
Chelsea star Christian Pulisic was conspicuously absent from the list of players released because of injury.
In-form Pulisic will miss the US games as a result of the hip injury sustained during the last Premier League match at home to Crystal Palace.
Christian Pulisic scored one of the goals as Chelsea beat fellow London side Crystal Palace 2-0 at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea took the lead through topscorer Tammy Abraham before Christian Pulisic added a second goal with both strikes coming during the second half of the game.
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Christian Pulisic is one of the in-form forwards in European football after netting five goals in his last three league games and he would be a big loss for the United States.
Toronto midfielder Michael Bradley will also miss the US Games as he was left out of the squad named as a result of the ankle injury sustained during the MLS Cup final loss to Seattle Sounders.
Seattle Sounders beat Toronto 3-1 to win the MLS Cup.
The United States will face Canada in Orlando on Friday before traveling to play Cuba in Georgetown.
Fenerbahce Eyeing January Transfer For Chelsea Star
Turkish Super League giants Fenerbahce are reportedly plotting a move for Chelsea winger Pedro Rodriguez ahead of the winter transfer window.
This is according to the publication from Football Whispers which revealed that the Turkish top flight club wants to sign the Spanish international during the January transfer window.
Pedro Rodriguez started the new season in the Chelsea XI before he succumbed to an injury in September.
The former Barcelona winger has not been able to regain his place in the Blues starting lineup since returning from injury.
Pedro Rodriguez is now the fourth choice winger at Chelsea presently under the guidance of manager Frank Lampard.
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He is behind the trio of Callum Hudson-Odoi, Christian Pulisic and Willian.
Without Pedro Rodriguez in the Chelsea starting XI, the Blues have been able to win their last six games in the Premier League.
They recorded their sixth league win in a row following the 2-0 win over London rivals Crystal Palace.
Tammy Abraham and Christian Pulisic scored in the second half to hand the Blues the three points at stake.
The win over the Eagles saw the Blues move up by one place on the Premier League table as they maintained their eight-point deficit to leaders Liverpool at the summit.
Premier League Title Race Is Done And Dusted, Jose Mourinho Reveals
Former Chelsea and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes that the Premier League title race is done and dusted after the events at Anfield on Sunday evening.
Jose Mourinho has been working in the media in the past months and he was in the Sky Sports studio as a guest analyst for the blockbuster league game between Premier League contender Liverpool and holders Manchester City.
After the game, Jose Mourinho said that Liverpool have wrapped up the league title after beating Manchester City 3-1 at home.
Before the Premier League match, Jose Mourinho had said that Liverpool will win the league title if they manage to beat defending champions Manchester City and he maintained that stance after the Reds achieved that result.
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Liverpool took the lead through Fabinho in a controversial manner after Manchester City were refused what looked like a genuine penalty appeal.
The ball had struck Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold’s hand before Fabinho produced a stunning strike to give his team the lead.
Mohamed Salah added a second goal for the hosts to give Liverpool a 2-0 lead at the interval.
Sadio Mane extended that advantage at the start of the second half but Liverpool were denied a clean sheet with the late strike from Bernardo Silva.
Premier League Leading Goalscorers Revealed
The race for the Premier League Golden Boot is hotting up after two of the frontrunners found the back of the net on Saturday.
Jamie Vardy and Tammy Abraham continue to set the pace as both players were on the scoresheet for their respective clubs earlier this weekend.
Leicester City striker Vardy continued his impressive goalscoring record against Arsenal after he scored and assisted another one to propel the Foxes to a 2-0 win at home to the Gunners.
He opened the scoring in the last quarter of the game before providing the assist for James Maddison to score the second goal.
It was the 11th league goal of the season for Jamie Vardy.
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Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is also in the picture for the Golden Boot Award but the Gabonese international star was unable to add to his tally of eight league goals against Leicester City.
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham became the second player to hit double figures in the Premier League after he netted his 10th league goal of the season during the 2-0 home win over fellow London side Crystal Palace.
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Tammy Abraham – 10 Goals
Sergio Aguero – 9 Goals
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 8 Goals
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