Arsenal in talks over move for Newcastle United transfer 'target' after Mykhailo Mudryk blow

Arsenal are in talks with Brighton and Hove Albion over a move for Leandro Trossard.

Josy Comhair, Trossard's agent, revealed this month that the winger wanted to leave the Amex Stadium – and the 28-year-old has been linked with Newcastle United. Trossard is under contract at the Amex Stadium until the summer of 2024.

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After revealing Trossard had been “grounded” by Brighton head coach Roberto De Zerbi, Comair said: "It’s important that Brighton cooperates with a potential transfer, which is beneficial for both parties.”

Arsenal are in talks with Brighton over a move for Trossard after missing out on Mykhailo Mudryk, according to reports. Mudryk, 22, joined Chelsea in an £88.5million deal.

Eddie Howe’s looking to strengthen his United squad in this month, but the club is constrained by financial fair play rules after spending more than £200million in the last two windows. United’s head coach could loan striker Chris Wood to Nottingham Forest.

Brighton and Hove Albion's Leandro Trossard.