Arsenal fans hail Trossard as January signing of the season ahead of Mudryk – and incredible stats show why

LEANDRO TROSSARD is being labelled as the January signing of the season for his impact at Arsenal.

The forward joined the club from Brighton after the Gunners missed out on signing top target Mykhailo Mudryk.

Getty Images – GettyLeandro Trossard has been hailed as the best signing made in January[/caption]

GettyHe has been better than Arsenal’s original target Mykhailo Mudryk[/caption]

GettyTrossard has also been more effective than Liverpool’s Cody Gakpo[/caption]

The stats show that Trossard has been the best of the three

So far the £27million signing has had a decent impact for the Gunners, scoring once and assisting two more in his first seven Premier League appearances.

Whereas Chelsea’s £88m ace has failed to produce a goal involvement in his five appearances.

Trossard has even done better than Liverpool and World Cup star Cody Gakpo.

The former PSV man made the move to the Premier League in January after Jurgen Klopp’s side poached him from under the noses of Man United in a £37m transfer.

The Dutchman has only scored twice for the Reds and is yet to produce an assist, despite playing 203 minutes more than Trossard’s 291 minutes in a Gunners shirt.

The Belgian international has also statistically outperformed the other two in terms of touches, dribbles completed and passing accuracy, as per Opta.

Trossard is also creating goalscoring chances far more regularly than his rivals, as he creates 1.5 chances per 90 minutes compared to Gakpo’s 0.9 and Mudryk’s shocking 0.0.

And fans have now been calling Trossard the best signing of the winter window.


One tweeted: “Trossard might be pound for pound signing of the season.

“Relatively cheap, prem proven, can cover two positions and has hit the ground running.”

A second wrote: “Trossard is the January signing of the season.”

A third wrote: “The advantage of signing Trossard and Jorginho is that they arrived as ready-made, plug-and-play Premier League players.

“We might have actually won the January 2023 transfer window.”

A fourth said: “Trossard signing feels like when we signed Arshavin.

“Experienced forward in January, two-footed, both have some similarities in the way they shift one side to shoot and their footwork in tight spaces.

“Heck Arshavin even played up front a few times for us between 2009 and 2010.”

While a fifth added: “This Trossard signing has been underrated.”