Jamie Redknapp reveals why Lampard should rest Mount

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Mason Mount started the season in top form, but the form of the midfielder has dropped in recent weeks as he’s nowhere near his best form.

With five league goals and one assist to his name, it just seems like the 20-year-old has struggled to reach the heights that made him earn repeated call-ups to the England national team.

Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp who’s also the cousin of Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has advised the Chelsea manager to hand rest to Mount, and admitted that the 20-year-old could benefit from being rested just like he did as a youngster for Liverpool during his playing days.

Jamie Redknapp wrote in his column for the Daily Mail: “When it comes to Mount, I wonder if he could benefit from a break.”

 “I remember when I was 19, I’d broken into the Liverpool team but was going through a rough patch.

 “Graeme Souness was my manager at the time and he pulled me to one side at the training ground. He told me he was going to leave me out. I was fuming.”

 “I had my break, recharged the batteries and came back raring to go. So maybe that could help Mount, too.”

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