Trossard’s relationship with supervisor Roberto De Zerbi is known to be strained and the ahead has been coaching away from the squad.
On Friday, De Zerbi mentioned Trossard had been dropped for Saturday’s sport in opposition to Liverpool for his “attitude [and] behaviour”, with the Italian claiming the Belgian left coaching early with out permission after studying he wouldn’t begin final week’s FA Cup win over Middlesbrough.
Sources near Trossard dispute De Zerbi’s model of occasions, claiming he left coaching attributable to a calf drawback, which medical employees have been conscious of, and say the top coach has not spoken on to Trossard for 4 weeks — for the reason that participant was concerned in a minor altercation with teammate in coaching after the World Cup.
An announcement launched by agent Josy Comhair mentioned: “Last Monday, the manager humiliated Leandro in the group and indicated that he no longer wanted to see him.
“Incidentally, it is also the manager who has indicated several times that a transfer is the most convenient solution.”
Contracts talks between Trossard and Brighton over a brand new long-term deal are understood to have damaged down earlier than the World Cup, with the previous Genk participant indicating he was prepared for a brand new problem. The membership has since triggered a one-year choice to preserve him tied down till summer season 2024.
The 28-year-old, who’s Brighton’s joint-top scorer this season with seven objectives, has been linked with a transfer to Spurs this month.
He has began two of Brighton’s 5 matches for the reason that World Cup however has not featured characteristic in both of their final two fixtures in opposition to Everton and Boro.
Talking at his press convention forward of the sport in opposition to Liverpool, De Zerbi mentioned: “He left the session without saying anything to me. And it’s not good. I spoke with him and I explained this attitude, behaviour, I don’t like.
“I am open with him to take a step back and listen to him but he has to understand with me, I want only players who work hard and play for the team 100%,” added the 43-year-old, who succeeded Graham Potter as supervisor in September.
“I don’t know about the transfer market, if he wants to change teams or not.”