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Murphy: Mount would improve any team should he leave Chelsea

Former Tottenham midfielder Danny Murphy believes Mason Mount will have his choice of clubs should he leave Chelsea this summer.

Reports have claimed Bayern Munich are interested in Mount, with his former Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel having been named new coach on Friday.

Speaking on talkSPORT's White & Jordan show, Murphy claimed there would be no shortage of takers for Mount should he leave the Blues.

"I think he [Tuchel] is obviously an admirer," Murphy said. "With Mason Mount there are takers, that's for sure.

"You are talking about a terrific player, I am a big fan of Mason Mount.

"The criticism this season has been fine because he has had a poor time, as has the team. But he has been at a huge club for four seasons and three of them he has been excellent."

Liverpool have expressed an interest in Mount with the club eager to rebuild Jurgen Klopp's midfield this summer.

Manchester United are also believed to be keen on the Chelsea star, while Newcastle are expected to have an interest.

Murphy suggested Manchester City were one of only few clubs in Europe where Mount would not yet be able to command a place in the starting line-up.

"The fact is he is going to have a choice, because nearly all the big clubs are in for him," Murphy said.

"They are in for him because they can see what a talent he is, he has just had a little bad spell.

"From a football perspective I think he gets in Liverpool's team, Man United's team and at a push he could get really good game time in Arsenal's team."

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