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Who is Leandro Trossard?
Leandro Trossard is a professional footballer who currently plays as a winger for Arsenal and the Belgium national team. He was signed by the club in the 2023 January transfer window and given the number 19 shirt. Trossard is an experienced Premier League player who has also has played at first team team level internationally.
Life of Leandro Trossard
Leandro Trossard was born on December 4, 1994, in Maasmechelen, Belgium. Trossard started out playing football for a few local teams before he earned a spot in the KRC Genk youth academy when he was 16. His work ethic and abundant talent meant he was quickly promoted to the first team. There, Leandro quickly established himself as one of the most exciting young players in Belgian football.
In the early parts of his career, Leandro experienced successful loan spells with Lommel United, Westerlo, and OH Leuven during his time with Genk, where he made 120 appearances.
The breakthrough season that left clubs around the world competing for his signature came in 2018, when he scored 19 goals in all competitions. Brighton & Hove Albion managed to secure his signature and brought him to the Premier League. Over the years Trossard became a key player for Brighton & Hove Albion. He was known for his technical ability, dribbling skills, and always managed to secure a good number of goals for his team.
Trossard quickly became a fan favorite due to his contributions on the pitch and flair with which he played. Since July 2019, Trossard has made 121 appearances for Brighton & Hove Albion in all competitions, scoring 25 goals and providing 14 assists.
Recently, he represented Belgium in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Leandro Trossard’s Style of Play
Leandro Trossard is a bipedal player but generally plays on the left wing but can slot in in central midfield and even as a number 9. He is recognized for his technical ability, direct style of play, and close ball control while traveling at pace. Using his dribbling skills and vision, Trossard has been known to open up opportunities for himself and his teammates when playing in confined situations.
Trossard is also known for his fast thinking and ability to slip past his opponents' defenses. He is versatile enough to play on either side which enables him to help his team out when injuries inevitably arise within the squad.
Leandro Trossard’s Contract
Leandro Trossard was signed by Arsenal for a fee of around £27 million. He signed a four-and-a-half-year contract that will expire on June 30, 2026.
Leandro Trossard’s Achievements
Leandro Trossard has been playing at the highest level for over a decade. Throughout his career, here are some of Trossard’s most noteworthy accomplishments.
- Belgian Cup winner with KRC Genk in 2013
- Belgian Champion with KRC Genk for seasons 2018-2019
- 2x Europa League Participant with a score of 3 goals each
- Belgian First Division A Team of the Year in 2018-2019
- Jupiler Pro League Play-off Division 1A 4th-top scorer in 2018-2019
Arsenal fans have been delighted with the first couple of matches he has played for the club. Both himself and fans will be hoping they can win a Premier League trophy together.