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Chelsea hero Poyet: Mount just like Lampard and I

Chelsea hero Gus Poyet admits he's a fan of Mason Mount.

Poyet has likened Mount to Chelsea boss Frank Lampard.

He told Goal: "He has the finishing technique, we all know it. We didn't know if he could do it every week in the Premier League.

"I like his understanding of how and when to get into position. Can you teach it? No. It's all about timing your moment.

"The ball goes one way and you have to guess where it will be. He always gets into these positions and it's not easy. People need to understand that it's not luck. I like many of the young people. It's easy to look at Tammy Abraham because he has scored so many goals, but I look at Mount given the position he plays - a midfielder who comes in late and scores goals. He looks like Frank and me. Mount has the personality, despite being young, to be a very important midfield player.

"He accepts responsibility, he listens to what is needed and he is a leader in the first press."

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