Frank Lampard has joked he taught Mason Mount ‘every thing’ after the Chelsea midfielder starred in England’s victory over Croatia at Euro 2020.
The Three Lions received off to a profitable begin with Raheem Sterling scoring the sport’s solely objective at Wembley on Sunday.
Mount has develop into a mainstay within the Chelsea and England groups over the previous 12 months and didn’t disappoint with one other nice show.
And Lampard, a pundit on the BBC for the sport, was filled with reward for Mount, who he coached at Derby and Chelsea.
The previous Blues boss stated: “I believed Mason’s all-round efficiency was completely class.
“For me, he’s the most effective attacking midfielder when it comes to urgent and leaping from midfield to win the ball again. He was doing it right here within the second-half.”
Requested by former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand if Mount’s work-rate is a pure trait, Lampard replied: “I taught him every thing!”
In the meantime, talkSPORT’s Euro 2020 pundit Jose Mourinho has credited Mount’s growth to Lampard.
Mount had not performed a first-team match for Chelsea till Lampard arrived in 2019.
Mourinho stated: “Frank put every thing on Mount.
“Even myself, after I noticed Mount for the primary time, I used to be saying, ‘I like this child, however I don’t suppose he’s prepared’.
“Frank went with him and gave him every thing to blow up.
“I believe the child has an unbelievable soccer mind.”