Arsenal are reportedly enthusiastic about Leandro Trossard and will battle Manchester United for the Brighton star this summer time.
A report on Thursday claimed Trossard – who has 18 objectives and 11 assists in 104 video games for Brighton and is an everyday for Belgium – ‘is within the highlight’ at United as Erik ten Hag appeared to revamp the squad at Previous Trafford.
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And now, in accordance with Voetbal (through CaughtOffside) Arsenal have entered the race for the 27-year-old.
Trossard’s present Brighton deal is about to run out in a yr’s time, that means the Seagulls could also be keen to promote now reasonably than shedding him free of charge on the finish of subsequent season, and the ahead is regarded as eager on enjoying European soccer subsequent season.
Paul Merson believes Trossard – who’s valued at £15.3m by Transfermarkt – “ticks loads of packing containers”.
“He may go play for Manchester United or somebody like that,” Merson claimed. “The followers can have a moan and query why a membership of Manchester United’s stature ought to go in for a participant like this, however he ticks loads of packing containers, even for groups like Everton and Tottenham Hotspur.
“Trossard is such an clever footballer and a particular, particular participant on his day. He isn’t all the time constant, however he’s able to enjoying in a number of positions throughout the frontline and strikes the ball round nicely, I simply don’t really feel like he will get the accolades he deserves as a result of he performs for Brighton.
“He will get known as up frequently for Belgium and that claims quite a bit as a result of Roberto Martinez has a proficient pool of gamers to select from, particularly relating to attackers.
“With the expertise Trossard’s bought, it wouldn’t shock me if he performed a job for the nationwide workforce on the 2022 FIFA World Cup, so groups enthusiastic about him ought to most likely look to snap him up this summer time earlier than his worth soars.
“I identical to the best way Trossard performs and have all the time felt that he’s a bit underrated. No disrespect to Brighton, however he can go increased and simply prove for one of many prime groups within the Premier League.”