‘If the opportunity arises, I want to go’ – Brighton star Leandro Trossard opens the door to potential reunion with Graham Potter at Chelsea

Brighton winger Leandro Trossard has said he is open to joining former boss Graham Potter at Chelsea if the opportunity arises. The Belgian has become a key figure for the Seagulls after joining from Genk in 2019, making 110 appearances so far whilst chipping in with 20 goals. Trossard has been in excellent form for Brighton this season, scoring twice in six gamesAFP Trossard says he would be open to following Potter to Stamford BridgeGetty Potter left Brighton for Chelsea earlier this month and despite the Seagulls’ fantastic start to the campaign, the 27-year-old admits he’d be open to following Potter to west London. However, in an interview with Belgian media, Trossard stressed that any suggestion he could leave Brighton was purely speculation at this stage. “Our coach did leave for Chelsea now but speculation about me following him makes no sense,” Trossard told Het Nieuwsblad. “If the opportunity arises, I want to go. But I want to play and not sit on the bench.” Trossard’s excellent form has seen him become a regular fixture in Roberto Martinez’s Belgium squad. The winger believes his move to the AMEX Stadium has been a huge benefactor in his breakthrough on the international scene where he has earned 20 caps for his country, scoring five times. Trossard has become a regular for Roberto Martinez’s Belgium sideGetty Most read in Football have that YouTuber Speed gets revenge on KSI with brutal tackle in charity match past Keane booed and Berbatov scores beautiful goal, but Liverpool legends beat Man United blow Partey picks up injury but Arsenal boost as Odegaard back as north London derby looms depth Henderson hints being on Man United bench last season could mean he misses World Cup fee Man City hope to beat Man United, Chelsea and Liverpool to Bellingham in bargain deal PAINFUL Ronaldo bloodied but fights on - only to miss a chance and give away a penalty “I feel very good. We have had a very good start with Brighton. I have evolved enormously,” Trossard continued. “I now know how the Premier League works. I grew a lot in that. Confidence, mentally, physically I have gotten better. I’ve mastered the tricks now.” Upon his return to Brighton, Trossard will be faced with the task of impressing a new man in charge after the club appointed Roberto De Zerbi as its new manager. The former Shakhtar Donetsk boss signed a four-year deal with the Seagulls last week but is yet to work with the club’s international stars. GettyNew Brighton manager De Zerbi will be counting on the likes of Trossard as his tenure gets underway[/caption] Meanwhile, Trossard played a cameo role in Belgium’s 2-1 Nations league victory over Wales on Thursday where he came off the bench to play the final 25 minutes. Watch the World Cup with talkSPORT At talkSPORT we are powered by fans, so come and join us for the ultimate World Cup fan experience this winter – at the talkSPORT Fan Zone. In a huge indoor venue under the arches at Waterloo in London, we’ll bring you live screenings of every World Cup game. There will be Q&As with talkSPORT talent, you’ll be part of our live broadcasts, and there will be plenty of food and drink on offer too. Come and enjoy the best World Cup fan experience in London – and enjoy a pint on us – with tickets for England and Wales’ group stage games on sale now HERE! Most read in Football have that YouTuber Speed gets revenge on KSI with brutal tackle in charity match past Keane booed and Berbatov scores beautiful goal, but Liverpool legends beat Man United blow Partey picks up injury but Arsenal boost as Odegaard back as north London derby looms depth Henderson hints being on Man United bench last season could mean he misses World Cup fee Man City hope to beat Man United, Chelsea and Liverpool to Bellingham in bargain deal PAINFUL Ronaldo bloodied but fights on - only to miss a chance and give away a penalty

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