sport news Man United will accelerate their pursuit of Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount ... trends now
Erik ten Hag has identified Mount as one of his priority transfer targets with United chiefs keen to complete early business this summer as they look to avoid the uncertainty of last year’s close-season window.
United face arch rivals Manchester City at Wembley on Saturday, where they will look to win their second domestic trophy of the season.
But the club will immediately turn their attentions to executing their summer recruitment plan - with a deal for Mount among the priorities.
The main hurdle to overcome will be agree a fee; United value Mount - who has just 12 months left on his contact - at around £55million while Chelsea price the England star at closer to £85million.
Manchester United will step up their pursuit of Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount next week