Chelsea caretaker manager Frank Lampard says he is unable to influence Mason Mount’s contract negotiations with the club.
The 24-year-old is into the final year of his deal and has attracted interest from Premier League rivals
Liverpool, Manchester United, and Newcastle.
The Blues are looking at ways to convince Mount that his future lays in west London, but there’s uncertainty over whether the England midfielder is convinced that staying is in his best interests.
Nevertheless, Chelsea are confident that talks are heading in the right direction, with a short-term extension under consideration…