Mason Mount has admitted he’s eager to realize extra expertise as Chelsea captain with a view to creating the armband everlasting.
Mount has skippered Chelsea a handful of occasions previously and has additionally been given the possibility to put on the armband in pre-season, main his aspect out for the second 45 minutes within the final pre-season defeat to Charlotte.
Cesar Azpilicueta is Chelsea’s present captain however has been closely linked with a transfer to Barcelona, whereas vice-captain Jorginho has additionally discovered himself within the rumor mill as he enters the last 12 months of his contract.
Should supervisor Thomas Tuchel discover himself in search of a brand new captain this summer season, Mount needs to be at the highest of the listing of candidates.
“Yeah, I’m still young and I’m still learning but whenever the opportunity comes along I want to take it,” Mount stated.
“Obviously the gaffer trusted me to captain the team in the second half and I take that responsibility. Whether we win, whether we lose, I always want to be the winner to be able to take it.
“To take it on the chin if we win and naturally if we lose too.”
Mount went on to admit that he doesn’t see himself as a vocal leader but instead prides himself on leading by example on the pitch.
“I’m not the loudest in fact,” he added. “I by no means actually was. When I used to be captain of the U-18 FA Youth Cup staff, I used to be all the time somebody who tried to guide by instance on the pitch.
“But you have to bring that as well and that’s something I’m constantly trying to learn from the likes of Azpi and Jorgi who have captained this club. I’m just trying to learn from them and try to add that to my game.
“Even in the event you’re not somebody who leads with the ball and leads on the sector, you will have to have the opposite aspect as nicely.”