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Chelsea make contract decision on 22-year-old Englishman

Chelsea are reportedly in no rush to open fresh contract talks with Mason Mount amidst talk that Real Madrid are keen on signing him.

He has been one of the success stories for the club’s academy over the last few seasons and is now one of the certain regular starters in Thomas Tuchel’s side when available and fit.

The midfielder played an important role in Chelsea winning the UEFA Champions League last term and has been one of the top performers of Blues side this season as well.

But there are claims that Los Blancos are interested in landing him with suggestions that the Englishman is not happy with his role in the team.

However, the board are calm about the current situation and they are in no hurry to offer the player a new deal, according to ESPN.

Mason has more than two years left to run on his existing contract and the London side do not feel the need to rush into discussions over an extension.

It has also been stated that Mount is more than happy at his boyhood club and has a good relationship with manager Thomas Tuchel.

The player is focused on further success with the team and is not planning to leave Stamford Bridge any time soon.