Brighton & Hove Albion have announced the signing of Yves Bissouma from Lille for an undisclosed fee.
Bissouma, a 21-year-old central midfielder, has agreed a five-year deal to join Brighton as their sixth senior signing of the summer transfer window.
“He is someone with good technical ability on the ball, and has good experience at a relatively young age, after playing regularly in a competitive French league for the past two seasons.”
Bissouma is a Mali international and made 55 appearances and scored four goals in two seasons with Lille.
He could become the 14th Malian player to feature in a Premier League match when Brighton begin the new season at Watford on Saturday 11 August.
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