“What a player” – Lineker gives verdict on talent of Chelsea player

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Former England striker Gary Lineker has hailed Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount as a “prodigious talent” and is surprised the midfielder is still being criticised.

Lineker gave his verdict on Mount ahead of England’s 2-1 victory over Poland on Thursday night.

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Lineker tweeted: “I can’t believe we’re still having the @masonmount_10 debate. Does anyone still not see his prodigious talent? I mean seriously? What a player.”

Mount has scored nine goals in 48 appearances for club and country this season, establishing himself as an important player for both Chelsea and England.

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