“… but now he is back in good shape and showing confidence…” – Tuchel hails impact of Chelsea star

Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel has hailed the impact of Chelsea attacking Midfielder Mason Mount.

Mount has was on target against Leeds United on Saturday as he helped Chelsea to a 3-2 win in what was the third consecutive game the Englishman was finding the back of the net.

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The 22-year old now has six goals and four assists in the premier league this term and he’s been one of the most important players under Thomas Tuchel.

Thomas Tuchel “Yes [form at start of season due to tiredness] and he needs to be back [to his best] because we need him. Getting in the box, it is about connections, who he links with, it depends on which side he plays.”

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Thomas Tuchel: “But we cannot be surprised that sometimes in the careers of these young players you have difficult moments.”

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Thomas Tuchel: “This is why they are young players and their careers, it is not the end of the career, but the beginning. So the thing is to take care of him and guide him through these moments, push him, trust him to some degree…”

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Thomas Tuchel: “These players always want to play, but now he is back in good shape and showing confidence, and with a bit of luck he is the guy who can win.”

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Amidst injuries and a dip in form for some key members of the Chelsea squad this season, Tuchel will be hoping Mount’s brilliant form continues as the Blues challenge for titles on all fronts this season.