Tottenham confirms the £25 million agreement of Brighton’s Yves Bissouma

Yves Bissouma, a midfielder for Brighton, has signed a four-year contract with Tottenham, the north London club said.

The midfielder will join Tottenham for a cost of £25 million, which might climb owing to add-ons, according to the PA news agency.

Bissouma is the third summer addition made since Antonio Conte’s team qualified for the Champions League at the conclusion of last season.

“We are thrilled to confirm the signing of Yves Bissouma from Brighton & Hove Albion, pending the issuance of a work permit,” read a Spurs club statement.

The Mali international has reached an agreement with a duration of 2026.

Tuesday brought news that Spurs and Brighton had agreed on a £25 million transfer price for the midfielder, despite rumored interest from a number of teams.

The Malian international has been linked to Arsenal, Liverpool, Aston Villa, and Manchester United.

Bissouma is expected to join Rodrigo Bentancur in the center of Conte’s midfield.

The Italian has already facilitated the free-agent acquisitions of goalkeeper Fraser Forster and winger Ivan Perisic.

Spurs are highly connected with a deal for Lautaro Martinez, a striker for Inter Milan who has been extensively linked with a transfer to Spurs.

According to Italian writer Alfredo Pedulla, the Premier League club is planning a £77 million offer for the Argentine, who also has the attention of Arsenal, Chelsea, and Manchester United.

According to sources, Liverpool striker Sadio Mane will join Bayern Munich after the teams agreed on a transfer cost.

The Senegalese international scored 23 goals in all competitions during the 2021/22 season and is now ready for a new challenge following a stellar run at Anfield.

Sky Sports Germany writer Florian Plettenberg asserts that Liverpool and Bayern Munich have reached a “complete deal” on Mane’s transfer to Germany.

Plettenberg stated that the transfer price, including incentives, should be less than €40 million (£34 million), with an announcement of the transaction imminent.

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