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Keane compares Chelsea whizkid Mount to former Man Utd teammate Scholes

Roy Keane has compared Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount to his former Manchester United teammate Paul Scholes.

The 22-year-old has become a key player under Thomas Tuchel, who has started Mount in six of his seven Premier League games in charge.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Keane said: "We've been praising this lad now for the last number of years, the way he plays the game, almost like Paul Scholes, plays like a kid on the street, it all comes very easy for him.

"Good first touch, seems an honest kid, he has a goal in him, he has an assist.

"There's no surprise this lad is playing, when the manager came he would have had a look at him before."

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