Trossard wants Brighton exit after row with De Zerbi and ‘altercation’ with team-mate

Leandro Trossard wants to go away Brighton & Hove Albion on this switch window, with his agent claiming on Friday that the participant has been ostracized on the membership since an altercation between the Belgium worldwide and a teammate.

Trossard’s agent, Josy Comhair, has additionally claimed that the 28-year-old ahead is now not on talking phrases with head coach Roberto De Zerbi.

Trossard, who has been linked with a transfer away from the south coast this January, is but to play for the membership this yr after being left on the bench towards Everton and omitted from the squad for the FA Cup win over Middlesbrough.

De Zerbi then confirmed on Friday that Trossard wouldn’t be part of his squad to face Liverpool on Saturday after he left a coaching session prematurely with out his permission.

“He left the session with out saying something to me. And it is not good,” stated De Zerbi.

“I spoke with him and I defined this angle, habits, I do not like.”

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But, in a unprecedented assertion revealed on Friday night, Trossard’s agent stated that the participant had been unfairly frozen out.

The assertion stated: “Before Leandro left for Qatar, Brighton’s intention was to have Leandro signal on. This didn’t occur, because the events didn’t come to an settlement. Leandro has additionally indicated that he’s prepared for his subsequent step.

“After the World Cup, there was an altercation between Leandro and a participant in coaching over a trivial matter. Since then, the supervisor now not speaks to Leandro, which is clearly not conducive to the ambiance, neither is it performance-oriented.

“Leandro nonetheless had a beginning place towards Southampton and Arsenal, however towards Everton he was on the bench. He was additionally not included within the 5 substitutions that happened on the time, and this with none clarification.

“In the run-up to the sport towards Middlesbrough for the FA Cup, Leandro had already indicated twice that he had issues with his calf. This was the rationale why he stopped coaching. This was, by the way, in session with the medical workers.

“The supervisor advised Leandro that he needed to prepare individually. Last Monday, the supervisor humiliated Leandro within the group and indicated that he now not needed to see him. A supervisor who has not communicated instantly with his participant for 4 weeks is actually incomprehensible. Incidentally, it is usually the supervisor who has indicated a number of occasions {that a} switch is essentially the most handy answer.”

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The assertion concluded by saying that Trossard needed to go away Brighton instantly.

It added: “It is due to this fact necessary that Brighton cooperates with a possible switch throughout this switch interval and reveals a benevolent angle, which is useful to each events.”

Brighton have an possibility to increase Trossard’s current contract, which runs out this summer season, by one other yr till June 2024.

According to reviews in Belgium, the 28-year-old has persistently rejected provides of a brand new deal.

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