Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Tottenham confirm transfer of Yves Bissouma from Brighton

Tottenham Hotspurs has confirmed the arrival of Yves Bissouma from Brighton with the new signing set to be granted work permit.

he Mali International has signed a four year contract with the Premier League side that will ensure his stay under Conte to 2026.

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Bissouma begun his career at Majestic SC before joining AS Real Bamako in Mali in 2016 and Lille OSC in 2018 where he made 55 first team appearances.

In 2018, he moved to England signing with Brighton. He netted his first goal for Brighton in July 2020 with the goal nominated for Premier League goal of the month.

“Across four seasons with the Seagulls, Yves made 123 appearances in all competitions, scoring six goals and in the 2021/22 season helped them to ninth place in the Premier League, the highest top-flight finish in the club’s history.

On the international stage, he has made 23 appearances to date, scoring on three occasions since making his senior debut in October, 2015. The following year, he represented Mali at the Africa Cup of Nations, netting the decisive goal to seal his team’s place in the final, where they would eventually finish as runners-up. Yves was again called up by Mali ahead of the rescheduled Africa Cup of Nations which took place earlier this year.” Said Tottenham.

Bissouma becomes the third signing for Conte after Perisic and Foster who were signed earlier this month on free transfer. Conte is currently strengthening his squad ahead of a new season and after qualifying for the Champions League.

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Slavian Mwangecho
Slavian Mwangecho
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