Chelsea have not yet made a transfer move to sign Brighton & Hove Albion winger Leandro Trossard, the player himself has confirmed. This comes amid rumours that the Belgian star could be bound for a move to Stamford Bridge and re-join his former manager Graham Potter.
Leandro Trossard Gives Transfer Update on Chelsea Links
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Leandro Trossard Confirms No Move From Chelsea on Potential Transfer
The Blues have ended up in a real spot of bother ever since losing to the Seagulls last month, as they have only won one out of their last five games across all competitions. Potter’s side are also struggling to score goals – having only scored two goals in their last four outings – and they need to add fresh faces in their frontline to get blazing on all cylinders.
That is why Trossard continues to be linked to a move to the London side after impressing in the Premier League so far. But he rubbished all those talks in an interview with Belgian outlet HLN, saying (via Fabrizio Romano): “Chelsea have in any case not yet reported. Not with Brighton and not with me. I have to wait and see. I want to finish strong at Brighton and leave for Qatar with that good feeling.”
Chelsea are yet to make a real move for the 27-year-old forward, even though their manager remains a big fan of his ability after being responsible for bringing him to Brighton and helping him soar in the Premier League.
Trossard’s Impressive Form Rewarded With World Cup Spot
Trossard has been included in Belgium’s squad for the Qatar World Cup, with manager Roberto Martinez being impressed with what he’s seen from the winger so far this season. The 27-year-old has been in a really good run of form for the Seagulls in the Premier League, having scored 7 goals and provided 3 assists in 13 games.
That includes a hat-trick at Anfield in his team’s 3-3 draw against Liverpool in October, joining a rare club of visiting players with hattricks in the stadium. The 27-year-old has received praise from former Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand – with the Englishman hailing his approach play as ‘unreal’. Potter probably wants his side to make a move for him, but could see his price tag rise prominently if he’s able to excel for Belgium in the World Cup.