Mason Mount reveals the secret to his lack of injuries

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Despite just being 22, Mason Mount is one of the first names on the Chelsea team sheet, and has been a key player for the Blues since his breakthrough season last term.

Mount made 54 appearances in his debut campaign last season, and has also been a regular feature this season, both under Frank Lampard and Thomas Tuchel.

Mount has also worked his way into the England national team, and the more surprising part is that he hardly ever gets injured.

The Chelsea midfielder is as fit as a rock and among the hardest workers on the pitch. What then could be his secret?

Mount has revealed that playing in the Championship on loan definitely helped him, as well as listening to players who have gone ahead of him.

“Going on loan certainly helped me, speaking to players who’ve been in the game longer than me at that young age, especially at Derby,” Mount said.

“That helped me make my game better. It’s not just on the pitch, but off the pitch. It is a massive part in controlling what you do on it. I learnt a lot while on Derby and at Chelsea as well from people who have done it longer than I have.

“Touch wood, I have not had many injuries so far. I am someone that loves football. Any opportunity to play or be involved, I’ll be ready. I’m still young, that helps when playing a lot of games in a short space of time.

“It’s something I’ve learnt over the years since going to the Championship and experiencing a lot of games in the short space of time. Then coming back to Chelsea, I played 54 in that season in a short space of time.

“You gain that experience as the season goes on. You learn how to look after your body and to be available for every single game. That’s what you want as a player to play as much as possible. It’s a positive of mine to be able to play. Hopefully, I continue to look after myself and continue to be 100% for most games.”

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