Arsenal absolutely dominated Brighton and Hove Albion yesterday and deservedly picked up the win. However, Yves Bissouma was undoubtedly one of the most impressive players on the pitch.
The Mali international has had a stunning campaign for Brighton. He is almost guaranteed to leave the Seagulls for a bigger club this summer, and he has been linked with a move to a number of top Premier League sides.
Arsenal are one club who have been rumoured to be interested. We’ve been linked with a move for him for well over six months now, and Gooners on social media feel that Bissouma has dropped a big hint about joining us.
The 24-year-old was pictured alongside Arsenal star Nicolas Pepe and his representatives in the parking lot at the Emirates stadium after the game.
Pepe and Bissouma know each other very well thanks to their time together at Lille. The picture could well be of two friends catching up after a long time, but Arsenal fans seem convinced that agent Nico is at work.
Football London revealed that Bissouma is a life-long Arsenal fan and that he is in constant touch with Pepe and Gabriel Magalhaes. Multiple reports have confirmed Arsenal’s interest, and The Athletic claimed recently that he will be available for about £40 million this summer.
Last night’s performance showed the Bissouma is an outstanding footballer. He almost held Brighton’s midfield all on his own, and Arsenal should do everything possible to lure him in before the start of next season.