Erik ten Hag sends first message to Mason Mount after sealing United transfer

According to the club’s official website, Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has expressed his desire for Mason Mount to become a crucial player for the team following his transfer from Chelsea.

United have completed their first signing of the summer transfer window by acquiring Mount for a fee of £55 million, with an additional £5 million in potential add-ons.

The English international had attracted interest from Liverpool and Arsenal, while Mauricio Pochettino, the new manager of Chelsea, was keen on retaining him at Stamford Bridge.

However, Ten Hag was determined to secure Mount’s services. He had been following Mount’s progress since his loan spell at Vitesse Arnhem in the Netherlands when he was just 18 years old.

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Mount was officially introduced as a Manchester United player, and during their first meeting, ten Hag expressed his delight to have Mount on board with a smile.

He said: “I want you to be a very important player for this team.”

Mount also spoke about the significant role that conversations with Erik ten Hag played in his decision to move to Manchester.

“Everyone can see that the club has made big steps forward under Erik ten Hag. Having met with the manager and discussed his plans, I couldn’t be more excited for the seasons ahead and am ready for the hard work expected here. I am hugely ambitious; I know how amazing it feels to win major trophies and what it takes to do it. “

Mount expressed his gratitude for the faith that United have placed in him by assigning him the prestigious number 7 shirt, previously worn by legendary players such as George Best, Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham, and Eric Cantona.

Mount is the first summer signing for United under manager Ten Hag. The Red Devils initially faced rejections for their bids but eventually reached an agreement with Chelsea regarding the terms and payments.

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The club officially unveiled Mount as their new player. Prior to joining United, Mount had a long history with Chelsea, starting in their youth academy and spending 18 years with the London club.

In a show of appreciation, Mount even recorded a video message for Chelsea fans, teammates, and staff before making the move.





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