Portsmouth fan and Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount set for first England start in Euro 2020 qualifier against Czech Republic

Pompey supporter Mason Mount is set to be handed his first England start this evening.

Friday, 11th October 2019, 12:01 pm
Updated Friday, 11th October 2019, 12:02 pm

The former Purbrook Park pupil looks likely to feature from the outset for the first time as the Three Lions take on the Czech Republic in their latest Euro 2020 qualifier.

Mount, 20, has been in flying form for Chelsea this season, netting four times in eight Premier League appearances for Frank Lampard’s men.

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But Gareth Southgate now looks set to hand him his first start for the Three Lions in the Czech Republic.

Mount is a former Fratton Park season-ticket holder and netted for Chelsea against Southampton in the Premier League last Sunday.

Mason Mount

England have a perfect record in Euro 2020 qualifying Group A with four wins from as many matches.