Arsenal are stepping up efforts to carry Mason Mount to the Emirates Stadium and are locked in talks over a deal for the Chelsea star.

Mount is out of contract in 2024 and has to this point did not agree phrases on a brand new Chelsea deal to take him past that threshold. The Cobham academy product finds himself as one in every of Stamford Bridge’s lowest earners (opens in new tab) because of the inflow of latest stars prior to now 12 months – and apparently has considerations over signing a long-term deal of over 5 years like those that Benoit Badiashile and Mykhaylo Mudryk have.

Liverpool are stepping up the chase for the England worldwide as they seek for alternate options to Jude Bellingham in midfield – however now Arsenal are set to play a trump card in their very own negotiations.

Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta is in search of new midfielders this summer time (Picture credit score: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC by way of Getty Photos)

In line with GOAL’s (opens in new tab) Arsenal correspondent Charles Watts (opens in new tab), the table-toppers are in talks with Mount, in addition to Declan Rice of West Ham United.