Jamie Redknapp already impressed by Derby County's Mason Mount

Mason Mount of England during the U19 International match between England and Germany at One Call Stadium on September 5, 2017 in Mansfield, England.

Derby County midfielder Mason Mount has played regularly for Frank Lampard's side this season.

Mason Mount of England during the U19 International match between England and Germany at One Call Stadium on September 5, 2017 in Mansfield, England.

Jamie Redknapp has told Sky Sports during their live coverage of the England game last night that he has been really impressed by Mason Mount at Derby County.

Mount has signed on loan for Derby this season, largely thanks to Frank Lampard’s connections at Chelsea.

The youngster is already an established part of Derby’s starting line-up.

 

And Redknapp believes that Mount certainly has a future at international level, as he has the ability to dictate games for England.

Redknapp said: “We have a deficiency in this country, with the likes of Luka Modric or Isco, who can control a game. We just don’t have those player. But are they coming through? I think they are.

“I look at Mason Mount already at Derby. I know he’s still a young player and I don’t want to put the pressure on him, but he’s a player. He controls the ball, he can score goals, he can link the play. It’s almost a foreign style of playing.”

Mason Mount of Vitesse  during the Dutch Eredivisie  match between Vitesse v FC Utrecht at the GelreDome on May 15, 2018 in Arnhem Netherlands

Mount caught the eye in Holland last season, and he is showing that his form can also be transferred to the English game at Derby.

Mount has scored four goals in his first eight appearances for the Rams, and also has an assist to his name.

Lampard already appears to have great faith in the youngster, and he looks likely to have a key role to play for Derby all season.

Derby return to action after the international break with a match against Rotherham United at the weekend.

Mason Mount of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Ipswich Town at Pride Park Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Derby, England.

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