Manchester United have not walked away from the negotiating table over Mason Mount despite seeing a third bid rejected for the Chelsea midfielder, 90min understands.

United saw their latest offer of £50m plus £5m in add-ons rejected by Chelsea on Friday and had previously threatened to walk away if their bid was not accepted, with club officials thought to be wary of another prolonged transfer saga.

However, sources have confirmed to 90min lines of communication remain open between the two sides, whose valuations of Mount are close but, crucially, fall on opposite sides of the £60m mark.