Tottenham Hotspur is reportedly on the verge of securing its third transfer of the summer transfer window. Spurs want to continue improving their midfield despite the recent addition of Rodrigo Bentancur this past January.
According to ESPN, the north London club are close to completing a £25 million deal for Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Yves Bissouma. The 25-year-old is expected to undergo a medical later this week and sign a five-year contract.
Spurs were interested in Bissouma in January but could not find an agreement on a fee with Brighton. As a result, the Seagulls have reluctantly allowed the Mali international to leave, given he has one year left on his current contract.
Bissouma does bring a still pending police investigation should a deal be completed for the midfielder. He was arrested last October under suspicion of sexual assault but was released.
This past season, Bissouma appeared in 28 fixtures for Brighton, where he scored two goals and provided two assists.