Manchester United star Mason Mount will be ‘questioning his decision to leave Chelsea’, says Glen Johnson
Posted by  badge Boss on Oct 12, 2023 - 03:46AM
Mason Mount has struggled since moving to Man Utd (Photo: Getty)

is having regrets over leaving for following their , according to former Blues defender Glen Johnson.

The midfielder made the over the summer after rejecting the chance to extend his contract with Chelsea.

Mount had been at the club since he was just six-years-old, and was a key part of the team that won the and Club World Cup in 2021, with many expecting him to be there for many years to come.

But he decided to head to United in a , with Erik ten Hag a big fan of the England star, even handing him the iconic No.7 shirt.

However, , registering just one assist in his first six appearances, with the Red Devils enduring a woeful campaign thus far, losing six of their first 11 games.

They are currently 10th in the Premier League table, eight points off leaders Tottenham, and having previously been tipped as title contenders, many believe they will struggle to even finish in the top four.

Asked if Mount will be regretting his move to United, Johnson told : ‘At the moment he will be. Manchester United are a very big football club, but you don’t join them in the expectation that you’re going to be part of a team that’s tenth in the Premier League.

Mount won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2021 (Photo: Getty)

‘You only want to go there to challenge for major honours, and I know that Chelsea aren’t in a better position at this very moment, but you don’t move to Old Trafford in the expectation that you’re going to struggle.

‘I don’t know why he decided to leave Chelsea, but I’m sure he’s questioning his decision at this very moment.’

As Johnson points out, the Blues are also struggling in 11th place, a point behind United, though it should be said that results haven’t truly reflected the performances of Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

They got a much needed three points against Burnley last Saturday and Johnson ‘absolutely’ believes things are beginning to take shape for the new-look side.

The former full-back added: ‘They’ve shown a lot of character to bounce back from their early season form and hopefully scoring four goals away from home is an indication that they’re going to start climbing the league table over the next few games.

‘With the players they’ve got at their disposal, Chelsea should definitely not be sat in mid-table.’

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