The 22 years old English midfielder has not scored a single goal in 9 appearances for Chelsea in all competition this season. His only attacking contribution at club level this season is the single assist he got against an understrength Arsenal side almost two months ago.
It is already being suggested by a section of the English media that the Chelsea academy graduate is suffering from burnout after three seasons of top-level performances for club and country.
A detailed look at Mount's professional football career, though, suggests that he will still come good for chelsea this season despite his poor start.
Below, we will be having a look at two facts that suggest Mason Mount will score more goals for Chelsea despite his early-season struggles.
1. He overcame similar slow starts for Chelsea last season.
Mason Mount will find it easy to overcome his slow start to the 2021-2022 season since starting a season in poor form is not new to him.
Last season, he scored just 1 goal in his first 23 appearances for Chelsea, but he ended the season with 9 goals in all competitions. Eight of his nine goals in all competition for Chelsea last season came in the second half of the season.
The above stats show that Mount always starts a new season slowly, but he gets better as the season progress.
2. There has always been an improvement in his goal and assist rate in every new season since his debut for Chelsea.
Mason Mount has always figured out a way to improve on his previous season goal and assist rate despite starting every new season in a worse form than the past one.
In his first full season in the chelsea first-team squad, Mount scored 8 goals and provide 6 assists for Chelsea in all competitions. He performed better last season by scoring 9 goals and providing 9 assists in all competitions.
Judging from the above stats, the Chelsea coaching staff will be expecting him to score more than 9 goals this season.
Mason Mount always look unstoppable whenever he is in form. It won't be long before the media and fans start singing his praises once again.
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