Josy Comhair has revealed that Tottenham are not interested in his client Leandro Trossard of KRC Genk, whom he believes “will leave in six months”. The 23-year-old has been linked with Arsenal, Southampton, AS Monaco and Borussia Dortmund after his outstanding start to the season.
Trossard has contributed 19 goals in all competitions and was looking for a Premier League suitor to potentially join next summer, but it won’t be at Tottenham.
As per The Sun, Comhair is quoted as saying: “I sought contact with Arsenal and Tottenham officials. Nobody at Tottenham was willing to confirm that Trossard is an option for them – but at Arsenal they were.
“You can never say he won’t leave Genk in January, if a huge offer comes in that suits all parties – but that is not the plan. But I can say for sure that Leandro will leave the Belgian league in six months’ time.”
The Belgian joined Genk from Bocholt VV in 2010 and has gone on to make 91 appearances across the board, scoring 32 goals and making 14 assists. After making his Genk debut in 2012, he embarked upon a number of loan moves (Lommel United, KVC Westerlo, OH Leuven) before becoming a regular in the first-team. He could now be headhunted by a bigger European club.
Tottenham don’t appear to be in the running for his signature, however. Mauricio Pochettino has numerous attacking options in the squad – Christian Eriksen, Erik Lamela, Heung-min Son, Lucas Moura, Georges-Kévin N’Koudou – and clearly doesn’t believe Trossard would improve his team.