Tottenham confirm £25m signing of Yves Bissouma from Brighton as Antonio Conte’s rebuild continues with third signing of the summer
- Tottenham have completed the £25million signing of midfielder Yves Bissouma
- The 25-year-old becomes Antonio Conte’s third summer signing in his rebuild
- The Mali International has agreed a deal that will keep him at Spurs until 2026
The Mali International has agreed a four-year deal to keep him in north London until the summer of 2026.
Tottenham have completed the £25million signing of Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma
The Mali international follows Ivan Perisic (right) and Fraser Forster (left) in joining Spurs
Bissouma completed his medical examinations on Thursday having been linked with a move away from the AMEX Stadium over the past few seasons.
The midfielder originally joined the Seagulls for around £13m from Lille in 2018 where he made 123 appearances in all competitions, scoring six goals.
Bissouma will now link up with Spurs after impressing with his all-action performances during his four-year stint at Brighton.
Bissouma will give boss Antonio Conte another high quality midfield option for next season
He will give Antonio Conte another high quality midfield option. Rodrigo Bentancur arrived in January and predominantly partnered Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg for the remainder of the season as Spurs qualified for the Champions League.
The former Inter Milan boss Conte is also a big fan of Oliver Skipp, whose progress last season was hampered by injury.
With the latest arrival it looks clear that Tanguy Ndombele, Giovani Lo Celso and Harry Winks are all set to leave this summer.
Spurs are likely to remain extremely active in the transfer window as they look to bolster their squad ahead of their return to the Champions League.
Brighton boss Graham Potter (left) was keen to wish midfielder Bissouma (right) well at Spurs
Brighton also confirmed the transfer with head coach Graham Potter saying: ‘The transfer is a very good one for the club and player.
‘Yves has shown his undoubted ability and been an important player during his time with us.
‘Now he has a new challenge with Tottenham, including the opportunity to play Champions League football, and everyone at the club wishes him well.’