On January 19, 2023, it was announced that Belgian midfielder Leandro Trossard would be transferring from Brighton & Hove Albion to Arsenal. In this article we talk about this interesting transfer for all parties involved.
Trossard, who joined Brighton in 2019 from Genk, quickly established himself as a key player for the Seagulls with his dynamic attacking play and eye for goal. He scored 25 goals and provided 14 assists in 116 appearences. This season he scored 7 and provided 2 assists helping them secure a mid-table place in the Premier League. His hattrick, on Anfield against Liverpool at the beginning of the season is one to remember.
The transfer to Arsenal is a significant step up for Trossard, who will now be joining one of the biggest clubs in England. The Gunners have been in need of attacking reinforcements now Gabriel Jesus is injured. Trossards ability to score goals and create chances will be a welcome addition to the team. Trossard will be joining a talented squad at Arsenal. He will have the opportunity to play alongside some of the best & talented players in the world. This opportunity for Trossard could take his career to the next level. The Spanish coach from Arsenal, Mikel Arteta is known for his ability to develop players, and Trossard will undoubtedly benefit from working with him.
The transfer fee for Trossard is reported to be in the region of £27 million. However the transfer could be an immediate improvement for Arsenal to stay on top of the league. This will provide Arteta more options in the front of the squad. The Gunners fans will be looking forward to seeing him in action. The Belgium international will be joining the squad during this transfer window. He can become an important player in Arsenal’s battle for silverware.