Brighton boss De Zerbi concerned by Trossard's attitude

Leandro Trossard trains away from the Brighton first-team with Roberto De Zerbi concerned by his attitude… with uncertainty over his future amid interest from Tottenham

  • Leandro Trossard has trained away from Brighton’s first-team during recent days
  • He is a major doubt for this weekend’s clash against Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool 
  • Roberto De Zerbi has limited his involvement in training over attitude concerns
  • Tottenham are interested in Trossard and are monitoring his situation

Brighton forward Leandro Trossard’s future is under growing uncertainty with the attacker’s involvement in Saturday’s game versus Liverpool in doubt.

The Belgium international is understood to have trained away from the first-team in recent days, though he has been carrying a slight calf injury.

Sources have indicated that Trossard’s lack of involvement in training is a decision taken by manager Roberto De Zerbi amid concerns over the forward’s attitude. Brighton refused to comment when contacted by Sportsmail on Thursday.

Leandro Trossard has been left out of Brighton training following concerns over his attitude

It is understood Trossard is a major doubt for this weekend’s clash against Jurgen Klopp’s side.

De Zerbi will address Trossard’s immediate future today when he faces the media.

Nevertheless, it is looking increasingly likely that Trossard will leave the club either this month or in the summer.

Tottenham have a firm interest in Trossard and Brighton are aware of that their rivals are monitoring his situation.

Tottenham are monitoring Trossard’s situation with the Belgian expected to leave by the summer

De Zerbi is concerned by Trossard and omitted him from the squad that beat Middlesbrough

Trossard’s deal expires at the end of the season, though the Seagulls are understood to have a an option to extend his contract by 12 months.

The Belgian was also omitted from Brighton’s squad that beat Middlesbrough 5-1 in the FA Cup on Saturday, though De Zerbi insisted his absence was down to injury.

Since joining Brighton in 2019 from Genk, Trossard has scored 25 goals made 14 assists in 121 appearances for the club.

Tottenham could sign Trossard for nothing this summer if Brighton don’t take up their option

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