Mason Mount revealed on Monday that he has been double-jabbed — explaining his mind was made up after he was caught out by Covid rules during Euro 2020.
The midfielder was forced into isolation along with Chelsea and England team-mate Ben Chilwell after they were deemed close contacts of Scotland’s Billy Gilmour, who tested positive for the virus after the 0-0 draw at Wembley.
Mount subsequently missed key games against the Czech Republic and Germany, and the experience is not something he wants to repeat. The 22-year-old hopes having his two jabs will prevent similar problems in the future.
Mason Mount revealed on Monday that he has been double-jabbed against coronavirus
The midfielder was forced into isolation in the summer after being deemed a close contact
‘I’m double-vaccinated now,’ said Mount, who will line up for England in Tuesday night's World Cup qualifier against Hungary at Wembley. ‘Going through that experience, missing the games — and a top, top game — kind of did have an effect on my decision.’
It was revealed on Monday that 94 per cent of Bundesliga players have been double-jabbed and Mount