Tuchel details what more he wants from Mason Mount
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Tuchel details what more he wants from Mason Mount

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has praised Mason mount's performances in the last two matches but wants him to get even better. 

The midfielder was allowed an attacking role in the match against Tottenham on Thursday night, and he put in a flawless display while dictating the game in a false number nine role. 

Tuchel heaped praise on the 22-year-old, while also acknowledging his overall work rate. 

"I told him he could be more decisive and dangerous in the last 20 metres,"  Tuchel explained.

"You can be very sure that Mase leaves his heart on the pitch for Chelsea and this is what we need so I was just happy that we won. He’s an absolute team player, he’s still young and there’s still room to improve so I told him not to worry. I was happy with his performance,"

Tuchel further explained his decision to deploy Mount in a new position and reflected on the positives of not finishing the game off with more goals.

"We played with Mason coming from a number nine and dropping into a number 10 position because we wanted to have two wide strikers and find Mason in the spaces between the lines," he continued.

"He did good but in the end, if you have to suffer and defend then I told the team that it’s a good feeling. When things get complicated or things are not too easy with the second and third goals then we have to experience moments where we finish a game like this,"

"You have to experience it because it’s not enough for the coach just to tell you and this is what we did,"