Manchester United and Chelsea have agreed on a transfer fee for midfielder Mason Mount after several weeks of negotiation.
07:06 - 29.06.2023
Chelsea are reportedly eager to find a resolution with Manchester United over the sale of midfielder Mason Mount.
Chelsea accept Man United transfer fee
A deal to bring Mason Mount to Old Trafford has been agreed by both parties after United’s first three bids were rejected by Chelsea.
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Manchester United had three bids rejected by Chelsea, with the recent bid worth £50 million plus £5 million.
Chelsea were demanding a proposal of £58m plus £7m in add-ons, with United making it clear that they won’t go above their third offer.
However, according to Romano Fabrizio on Twitter, “Manchester United agreed a £60 million package deal for Mason Mount with Chelsea. It’s done, here we go!
“Personal terms agreed weeks ago and face-to-face talks between clubs made it clear: the agreement is done. Mount became a Utd player, they never left the race.”
The 24-year-old is on the verge of moving to Old Trafford and he is expected to do his medicals soon.
Man United transfer deal for Mount
Few details of the deal between Man United and Chelsea were revealed as Mount closed in on becoming the Red Devils' first signing of the summer.
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According to Romano Fabrizio on Twitter, “Both parties had a face-to-face meeting which was crucial to making them agree on £55 million plus £5 million add ons fee.
“Mason Mount is expected to sign a contract that will be valid until June 2028 which is a five-year deal.
“It is also understood that Mason Mount will undergo medicals with Man United after the weekend.”
Despite several negotiation breakdowns between both parties, a fee has been agreed upon and Mount will soon be Man United’s first signing of the summer.