The reason for Mason Mount’s media absence at Manchester United revealed

In his debut season at Manchester United following a £60 million transfer from Chelsea, midfielder Mason Mount has faced challenges, including injuries limiting his appearances to 14.

Why Mason Mount Avoids Interviews At Manchester United
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The midfielder completed a £60 million ($76m) transfer from Chelsea to Old Trafford in July of last year and has encountered a challenging debut season, marred by injuries that have restricted him to just 14 appearances across all competitions so far in the 2023-24 campaign.

Throughout his first season at the club, Mount has been conspicuously absent from media engagements, reportedly deliberately avoiding interviews with the press, as per ESPN. His departure from Chelsea appears to be a sensitive topic for him, with the England international seemingly preferring not to discuss it. However, there’s a consensus within Manchester United that Mount will eventually have to address his departure from the London club.

Recent reports suggest that Mount’s decision to leave Stamford Bridge for United wasn’t solely based on footballing reasons, adding to the complexity of the matter. Nonetheless, his recent goal-scoring cameo in the Premier League, his first appearance since November, signals his desire to play a more significant role for Erik ten Hag’s squad for the remainder of the season.

Mount’s potential inclusion in the starting lineup for United’s upcoming visit to Stamford Bridge on Thursday will draw considerable attention, marking his return to face Chelsea since his transfer. Manchester United currently occupy sixth place in the league standings, while Chelsea are positioned 12th.

Mason Mount

Mason Mount

Forwarder, Midfielder

EnglandEngland

Age: 25

181 cm

kg

Season 2023/2024
Played 12 20 Missed
Minutes 432 36.0 Avg
Goals 1 0.1 Avg
Assist 0 0.0 Avg
Attempt 8 0.7 Avg
Passes 167 13.985.7% AvgSucc
Yellow 2 0.2 Avg
Red 0 0.0 Avg

This season he played in total 9 times for 410 minutes for Premier League.

Mason Mount scored 1 goal for Manchester United. He procured no assists. He received 1 yellow card and no red cards.

His team is currently 6th in Premier League. In the last match Manchester United drew 1-1 against Brentford. The next match in Premier League will be against Chelsea.

Manchester United performance and stats

Manchester United

Manager: Erik ten Hag
Rank 7th
Win 15
Draw 5
Loss 12
Goals 47-48
Diff -1
Rank 4th
Win 1
Draw 1
Loss 4
Goals 12-15
Diff -3

Manchester United is currently 6th in the Premier League with 48 points.

In the last 29 games, it has won 15 times, drawn 3 times, and lost 11 times. In its last match, Manchester United drawn 1-1 against Brentford.​​

It has a even goal difference after scoring 40 goals and conceding 40.​

Manchester United will play the next match in Premier League against Chelsea on Thursday 4th of April in London. The prediction is Chelsea winning the match.​