Advertiser Disclosure

Revealed: The fee required to prize Yves Bissouma away from Brighton amid Premier League interest

Revealed: The fee required to prize Yves Bissouma away from Brighton amid Premier League interest

Yves Bissouma turning heads

Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma has been the subject of plenty of interest and intrigue over the past 18 months.

The Mali midfielder, who has spent the last 3 and a half years at the Amex stadium, has caught the eye with his ability both on and off the ball, with Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United all credited with an interest in the 25-year-old last summer.

And now, come January, Aston Villa are the latest side to have shown an interest in taking the rising star off Brighton’s books, and adding him to their side.

Now, however, the fee required to do so has been revealed, and it isn’t cheap.

Fee revealed

Brighton are under no financial pressure to sell, but Bissouma is now down to the last 18 months of his contract, and therefore their bargaining position continues to weaken the longer he fails to renew.

That has, however, not stopped them slapping a hefty price-tag on his head.

As per Gregg Evans of The Athletic:

There’s no desire to lose the influential defensive midfielder midway through a campaign rich in promise under head coach Graham Potter.

The crunch point will come if any of Bissouma’s multiple admirers table what Brighton deem to be a suitable bid, which would be one of around £50 million.

An offer of that magnitude would demand serious consideration from owner-chairman Tony Bloom, primarily because Bissouma only has 18 months left on his contract.

Is he worth that to anyone other than Brighton?

Read more:

Manchester United vs Aston Villa live streaming: Watch FA Cup online

Manchester United transfer news: Target set to demand 7.8 million pound salary as two Reds near exit door


This article was edited by Josh Barker.

Brighton betting odds, next game:

Leicester vs Brighton odds: result, both teams to score, correct score & goalscorers

Leicester vs Brighton Full time result
Leicester
6/4
Draw
9/4
Brighton
19/10
Leicester vs Brighton Result/Both teams score Yes No
Leicester 4/1 15/4
Brighton 4/1
Draw 10/3 10/1
Leicester vs Brighton Correct Score
Leicester
Brighton
Leicester vs Brighton Goalscorers First Last Anytime
Neal Maupay11/5 11/5 11/8
Evan Ferguson3/1 3/1 15/8
Patson Daka3/1 3/1 15/8
Ayoze Perez7/2 7/2 9/4
Ademola Lookman4/1 4/1 13/5

Brighton's latest videos

Maupay: I'm Making Memories
Maupay: I'm Making Memories
Maupay speaks about his celebrations, his recent form, and becoming a father.
2022-01-22T13:00:27Z
PL2 Highlights: Albion 1 Man United 2
PL2 Highlights: Albion 1 Man United 2
Action from Albion's 2-1 loss to Man United.
2022-01-21T18:12:38Z

Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Manchester City 22 41 56
2 Liverpool FC 21 37 45
3 Chelsea FC 23 28 44
4 West Ham United 22 11 37
5 Tottenham Hotspur 19 4 36
6 Arsenal FC 20 8 35
7 Manchester United 21 5 35
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 20 2 31
9 Brighton & Hove Albion 21 0 29
10 Leicester City 19 -3 25
11 Crystal Palace 21 -1 24
12 Southampton FC 21 -8 24
13 Aston Villa 20 -5 23
14 Brentford FC 22 -11 23
15 Leeds United 20 -15 22
16 Everton FC 19 -10 19
17 Norwich City 22 -32 16
18 Watford FC 20 -17 14
19 Newcastle United 20 -23 12
20 Burnley FC 17 -11 11

Premier League 21/22

Topscorers
Disciplinary
Assists
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 16
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 10
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 9
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 8
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 8
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 8
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 8
Smith-Rowe, Emile Arsenal FC 8
Raphinha Leeds United 8
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 8
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 7
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 7
Gallagher, Conor Crystal Palace 7
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 7
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 7
Silva, Bernardo Manchester City 7
Bowen, Jarrod West Ham United 6
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City 6
Saka, Bukayo Arsenal FC 6
Maddison, James Leicester City 6