Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma has been establish himself as one of the best midfielder in the Premier League this season, thanks to his energetic intelligent and handsomely performances in the middle of park.
The 24-year-old, who joined Brighton from Ligue 1 side Lille in summer 2018, excelled this season, emerging as one of the top young midfielders with his ball-carrying and use of the ball drawing huge praise.
His stellar performances at the heart of the Seagulls midfield park, attracted interest from top club’s in England with including Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal, who believed they’re in front to win the signature of Brighton star.
Report by Daily Star, claimed earlier of the week that, Arsenal are ‘confident’ of signing the Mali international in a £30million deal when the transfer window opens at the end of the season.
The Gunners may see themselves as boasting an advantage in the race for his signature, given that Bissouma’s former Lille teammates Gabriel and Nicolas Pepe are already playing at the Emirates.
Furthermore, the Mali box-to-box midfielder has appeared dropped hint amid linked with Arsenal, as he was caught viewing an Instagram story regarding the aforementioned reports that Arsenal are winning the race for his signature.
As pointed out by @afcstuff on Twitter last weekend, Bissouma viewed their Instagram story regarding the aforementioned reports that Arsenal are winning the race for his signature.
Bissouma, who has been one of Brighton’s most consistent performers this season, reportedly speaks with Gunners duo Nicolas Pepe and Gabriel Magalhaes on a regular basis having played together at Lille.
And there has been more Instagram activity involving Bissouma and Arsenal. Taking to social media on Thursday afternoon, the Mali box-to-box midfielder uploaded an image of Nicolas Pepe’s agent, Michael N’Cho, to his Instagram stories.
The post was in relation to N’Cho being named best African ‘agent manager’ of 2020 and Bissouma responded with a message that translates to: “God bless, you deserve it you really are the best, my mentor,” as per @FrenchGoon on Twitter.
Meanwhile, Liverpool are reportedly expressed their interest in signing the 24-year-old but Mikel Arteta’s side believed they’re confident of getting the Mali box-to-box midfielder, who scored scoring twice in 36 appearances across all competitions this season.