Peter Crouch praises Derby County’s Mason Mount

Burnleys Peter Crouch looks dejected at the final whistle during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Leicester City at Turf Moor on March 16, 2019 in Burnley, United Kingdom.

Mason Mount, on loan from Chelsea, played well for Derby County against Leeds United at Elland Road.

Peter Crouch of Burnley reacts prior to the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on May 12, 2019 in Burnley, United Kingdom.

Burnley striker Peter Crouch has praised Chelsea-owned Derby County midfielder Mason Mount in The Daily Mail for his performance against Leeds United on Wednesday evening.

Derby got the better of Leeds 4-2 away from home at Elland Road in the second leg of their Championship semi-final playoff tie to progress to the final 4-3 on aggregate.


Mount, who joined the Rams on a season-long loan deal from Premier League club Chelsea in the summer of 2018, played well in the match and scored in the 46th minute.

According to WhoScored, the 20-year-old midfielder took three shots of which two were on target, played one key pass, had a pass accuracy of 59.3%, took 45 touches, and made two tackles and one interceptions.

The youngster scored nine goals and provided four assists in 37 Championship appearances for Derby this season, according to WhoScored.

Mason Mount of Derby County   during the SkyBet Championship playoff semi final match between Derby County and Leeds United at the Pride Park, Derby on Saturday 11th May 2019.

Burnley striker Crouch was impressed with Mount, and has spoken highly of the England Under-21 international.

Crouch wrote in The Daily Mail about Mount: “I have been watching his progress at Derby County this season and he is a player going places. I thought he was excellent in the win over Leeds United on Wednesday.”

A dejected Mason Mount of Derby County applauds the fans at full time during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Semi Final First Leg match between Derby County and Leeds United at Pride...

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