Ahead of the EPL game between Chelsea and Southampton, Thomas Tuchel has made it clear that Mason Mount will make an appearance. The English midfielder got injured during Chelsea’s Carabao clash with Astonvilla, he also managed to score a penalty with that injury.
The blues have lost their last 2 games which Mason Mount did not feature in and that shows the importance of the English midfielder.
There is a clear difference between Mason Mount and other Chelsea midfielders like Hakim Ziyech and Kai Havertz
The main difference is solely based on their work rates, Mason Mount is the only Chelsea player who helps both the midfielders and the attackers at the same time.He is a midfielder but Thomas Tuchel uses him as a winger because of his potentials.
Chelsea’s 3-5-2 formation looks better in the presence of Mason Mount because he is the only player who can support Timo Werner and Romelu Lukaku.
Against Manchester City, Lukaku and Mason Mount are the only players at the front. N’golo Kante was not allowed to make runs in the midfield as usual and that hindered the two strikers from getting chances.
With the current news of Mason Mount’s return, players like Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner will have higher chances of scoring against Southampton.
Juventus studied Chelsea’s pattern very well, they cordinated their defence and that made Chelsea to struggle a lot.
Antonio Conte made it clear that Tuchel has not mastered how to use Romelu Lukaku. This is true to some extent but Romelu Lukaku have actually scored 4 goals already.
Mason Mount made appearances in almost all the matches Romelu Lukaku scored, Chelsea also failed to produce a goal in the last 2 games Mason Mount missed.