Yves Bissouma: Tottenham Hotspur agree £25m fee with Brighton for midfielderTottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal worth in the region of £25 million with Brighton & Hove Albion for Yves Bissouma.
Spurs have revived their interest from January in the 25-year-old midfielder who is entering the final 12 months of his contract with Brighton. The Mali international should become Tottenham’s third signing of the summer after the goalkeeper Fraser Forster and the wide player Ivan Perisic joined on free transfers.
It reflects Tottenham’s strategy of looking for the right deals despite the the club’s owners announcing last month a £150 million injection to be put towards transfers this summer.
Tottenham are confident that personal terms will not be an issue and Bissouma should have a medical this week. He had a knee injury earlier this season and suffered an ankle problem last week but neither are expected to derail the deal. Liverpool and Arsenal considered signing him last summer and Aston Villa failed with a bid in January but dropped their interest recently.
Bissouma was arrested under suspicion of sexual assault in Brighton last October and was released under investigation before playing for Mali in the Africa Cup of Nations in January. He is waiting to learn the outcome of the police investigation.
As per Gary Jacob of the Times who is decent for Spurs news.
Buzzing if true
Bissouma fee agreed!?!