ENGLAND Manager, Gareth Southgate has released a list of players to represent the national team at the Euro qualifiers, with Mason Mount on the list, despite the player being reported to be injured.
This has raised questions on if the 24-year-old is now available and could make a return to action when England plays Ukraine and Italy next week, and possibly back to Premier League action when the international break comes to an end.
Chelsea's boss answered the question while expressing shock that Mason Mount was among the four Chelsea players called to represent the nation.
"He's never been available, as far as I am aware.
"He needed a bit of time for his injury to settle down, which has pretty much ruled him out of England. Whether that meant they needed a bit of time to double-check that, I don't know.
"I don’t think there is anything untoward at all. It's more that sometimes with these things he can be named and yet there's still a couple of days where things can be changed. But from my selection perspective, he wasn't available for the weekend," said Potter, as quoted on Chelsea's website.
There are still questions on the player's contract, as talks have gone cold on Mount signing a new contract, with a heightened possibility that he may be leaving the Blues at the end of the season.