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Chelsea news: Mudryk makes striker transfer recommendation as Mount completes Man Utd medical

Your morning Chelsea digest on Tuesday, July 4.

Mudryk recommends striker signing

Mykhailo Mudryk has encouraged Chelsea to sign Ukraine Under-21 teammate Georgiy Sudakov. The 20-year-old striker has been heavily linked with a move to the likes of Barcelona and Manchester City following his impressive performances for club and country.

The duo led Ukraine to a shock 3-1 win over France in the European Championship quarter-final. Speaking about his assist to the Shakhtar star after booking a place in the semi-final against Spain, the Blues ace said: "Usually it’s the opposite – he gives it to me and I score.

"And now he scored a penalty, and I thought – I need to score more. I do everything for my friend, I hope he just keeps scoring. I’m just promoting him!"

Then, when asked if he would like to see Sudakov at Chelsea, Mudryk replied: "That would be great."

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Mount medical

Mason Mount has taken the next step towards becoming a Manchester United player. The 24-year-old midfielder has faced an uncertain future at Stamford Bridge for a while, and he now looks set to leave Chelsea after 18 years at the club. understands that the two clubs reached an agreement in place worth around £60million for Mount, who has agreed personal terms with the Red Devils. It's believed that United will pay the Blues £55m, plus a further £5m in add-ons, and the England international will now undergo the formalities of joining a new club.

According to the Manchester Evening News, Mount arrived at Carrington on Monday, July 3, to undergo his medical ahead of the proposed switch. The report states that the Cobham graduate arrived at United's training ground in a van at around 8am.

It's said that Mount could be formally unveiled as a Red Devils player in the coming days, and he could even make his debut against Leeds United in a friendly next week...

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READ MORE: Mauricio Pochettino will have to make Harry Kane change at Chelsea after £30m transfer

Pochettino unveiled

The Mauricio Pochettino era has arrived at Chelsea FC. The former Tottenham and PSG boss officially became the Blues' head coach on Saturday but entered Cobham on Monday morning ready to tackle his first day of pre-season with his new players.

The new Chelsea boss arrived in the car park of Cobham training ground, with Jesus Perez and Sebastiano Pochettino close by his side. A member of Chelsea staff opened the door of his vehicle for Pochettino to greet him with affection before saying 'morning,' to a group of people unsurprisingly awaiting his arrival.

The 51-year-old coach was soon becoming reacquainted with members of his coaching staff as he embraced both Toni Jiminez and Miguel D'Agostino before his attention turned to the direction of the building and some new introductions. Ever the gentleman, Pochettino started the first of what is set to be many introductions.

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