YVES BISSOUMA is the self-proclaimed best midfielder in the Premier League.
The 25-year-old – who was arrested in a Brighton bar – has been playing for Seagulls since he joined from French side Lille in 2018.
Who is Yves Bissouma?
Bissouma is a midfielder that plays for English top-flight side Brighton.
He kicked off his career with Malian football club AS Real Bamako in 2014.
In 2016, he made the move to Lille where he made 14 appearances for their reserves.
After an impressive stint with the first-team, he joined the Seagulls in 2018.
He penned a five-year deal with the club for an undisclosed fee.
The 25-year-old has since claimed that he is the best midfielder in the top-flight.
Speaking to Glen Murray on Football Focus, he said: "I don't want to be arrogant, but it's me because in my head I am working to be the best.
"So I cannot say another name, I know in the Premier League there are so many good midfielders, but for me, it's me because that gives me the confidence and the energy to work hard to show people I am here and I am Bissouma."
Bissouma has attracted interest from the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United and Liverpool.
During the 2020/21 Premier League campaign, he made 36 appearances for Brighton.
He chipped in with one goal but did not make a single assist.
What is Yves Bissouma's net worth?
According to Salary Sport, Bissouma rakes in a whopping £23,000-per-week.
His net worth is stated to be around £4million.
And following his impressive spell of form, he has been hit with a price-tag of £40million.
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