Rio Ferdinand predicts that Chelsea boss Graham Potter will try get his side to sign Brighton’s Leandro Trossard.

Trossard, 27, is a Belgian attacker that’s been in sensational form this year.

The Brighton star already has seven goals and two assists in 12 Premier League appearances, which includes scoring in his team’s 4-1 victory against Chelsea at the weekend.

The £15million winger has always been pleasing on the eye because he’s a box of tricks with his dribbling and agility, but he’s starting to add end product to his game.

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Potter will try get Trossard

TV pundit Ferdinand, speaking on his own YouTube channel, predicted that Chelsea will be looking to bring Trossard to Stamford Bridge.

He suspects Potter will want a reunion with a player he previously coached at Brighton.

“This guy is doing major bits right now. If Potter doesn’t go back there to try and sign him I’d be amazed,” Ferdinand said.

“I think the creative and the approach play in his game is unreal. The only thing I was asking for before was a bit more end product and he’s actually doing that now.”

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Existing links

The Blues do already have transfer links to Brighton’s Belgian wizard.

90min claimed last month that Chelsea and Newcastle are interested in signing Trossard.

If he can continue this recent form into the World Cup with Belgium, his stock should only continue to rise even higher.

There’s already been a significant raid on Brighton to grab Marc Cucurella, Potter and his backroom staff in the last few months.

In fairness, it might be worth another move to grab an absolute gem of a player.

Trossard’s ability to beat an opponent one-on-one is spectacular, so you’d love to see how he would get on playing on the Champions League stage.

Chelsea’s forward line continues to be inconsistent when it comes to regularly scoring and assisting goals, so fans still feel it’s an area they need to improve.

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