Liverpool love a good bargain signing. The Reds have become keen spotters of talent and aren’t afraid of going for the less obvious choice. This M.O appears to be playing out again. Liverpool have been linked with a move for Yves Bissouma of Brighton, Kopites are mostly for the idea.
Who is Yves Bissouma?
24-year-old Malian Yves Bissouma plays in centre midfield for Brighton.
The Seagulls star joined the South Coast outfit from Lille in 2018 for a fee believed to be around £15m.
Bissouma has become a regular fixture in the middle for Graham Potter.
This season the Malian has started nine of Brighton’s 10 games.
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Whereas last term he started 15 and came off the bench seven times.
He is a combative midfielder, adept at winning the ball back and bringing teammates into the play.
Most commonly used as a centre midfielder he has also been seen as a defensive midfielder as well as on either wing and at right back.
Liverpool linked with Yves Bissouma
January promises to be an interesting transfer window for Kopites.
The Reds are short of numbers due to injuries throughout the squad.
TalkSPORT has claimed that Liverpool could move for Yves Bissouma in January.
The outlet believes that the Reds and Arsenal are weighing up a move for the Malian.
Whilst no price tag is quoted, his contract runs out in 2023 which means Brighton won’t be bullied into a cheap sale.
The report certainly makes sense given the player’s versatility, a trait which Jürgen Klopp values highly.
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He’s been deemed a ‘perfect fit’.
His age is a massive plus.
He has been well endorsed.
He’s been touted as a Wijnaldum replacement.
Of course, he’ll choose Liverpool.