Shane Duffy was full of praise for fellow sub Leandro Trossard after he made a big impact in the 2-0 win over Norwich.

The Belgium forward came off the bench to score the first goal and set up Duffy for the second which sealed another three points at home.

The Irishman says Trossard has brought something new to the Seagulls since joining in the summer after an outstanding season for Genk.

He said: “He (Trossard) is his own player, he is quite unique and someone we don’t have.

“He has been brilliant, a breath of fresh air since he has come in.

“He was in good form before he got injured, which was disappointing.

“But you have got to build him up slowly and he is still adapting to a new country, a new league.

“You can see glimpses of him when he comes on and he changed the game for us.”

Duffy replaced injured fellow centre-back Adam Webster in the first half and the 27-year-old says he is ready when head coach Graham Potter needs him.

He said: “I was fully prepared. The manager has been great and he knows he needs everyone.

“If you come on it is down to yourself and how you prepare. I prepare just in case I’m needed due to injury - whether that be the first minute or the 90th.

“That is down to the individual and I was ready. I didn’t make the starting 11 which was disappointing.”

Duffy marked his return with a goal from a set-piece.

He said: “I feel like I can score anytime from a set-piece if the ball is right, so it was a nice little bonus, but the three points are the most important thing.

“It probably settled the game and took a little bit of nerves off the fans.

“It was a nice three points especially at home, but it is another big one next weekend.”