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Yves Bissouma

Yves Bissouma

Tottenham Hotspur Midfielder

Nationality :Ivorian
Date Of Birth :August 30, 1996
Height :6 feet 0 inches
Weight :80 kg

Yves Bissouma is a professional soccer player who plays as a Midfielder. He is most known for his international club career, which included stints with Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. in the English Premier League. He joined the Premier League team in 2018 after playing for Lille in France’s Ligue 1.

Quick Facts

Full nameYves Bissouma
Date of birth30 August 1996 (age 27)
Place of birthIssia, Ivory Coast
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s)Defensive midfielder
Team information
Current team
Tottenham Hotspur

Yves Bissouma Biography, Early Life

Yves Bissouma born 30 August 1996 is a professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. Born in Ivory Coast, he plays for the Mali national team.

Yves Bissouma Education

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Yves Bissouma’s Age, Height, And Weight

The Ivorian footballer stands 1.82 meters (6 feet 0 inches) tall and weighs 176.3 pounds (80 kg). He is physically fit and athletic.


Yves Bissouma began his training at Ivory Coast’s Majestic SC academy. He was recruited to the Mali academy when he was 13 years old. He was trained for five years there. At the age of 18, he joined AS Real Bamako. He drew the attention of French scouts while playing for the club.

On July 7, 2016, Bissouma signed his first professional contract with Lille OSC, four months after joining from AS Real Bamako. The agreement was for three years. Bissouma signed Brighton & Hove Albion of England on July 17, 2018. He made his Premier League debut for the Sussex club on the first day of the 2018-19 season. The club was defeated 2-0 on the road by Watford.

Bissouma played in the majority of the team’s Premier League games in 2021-2022. He appeared a total of 26 times. Over the course of their 38 games, he started 25 of them and came on as a replacement once. On April 30, he scored his first goal of the season in a 3-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Bissouma made his final league appearance for Brighton & Hove Albion on May 22 against West Ham United. He performed there for 45 minutes. The final score was 3-1 to the team’s advantage. This season in the Premier League, he has two assists and one goal. He has made 112 Premier League appearances in his career, scoring three goals and assisted on two others.

Tottenham Hotspur

On June 14, 2022, Tottenham Hotspur agreed to pay £30 million for Bissouma. Three days after the Malian club confirmed his signing, the Malian signed a four-year contract with Tottenham.

International Career

Bissouma was born in the Ivory Coast and moved to Mali at the age of thirteen to pursue a professional football career. He represented Mali at the 2016 African Nations Championship. In the semi-final against Ivory Coast, he came on as a substitute in the 76th minute and scored the game-winning goal in the 89th minute. However, they were defeated in the final by DR Congo.

Bissouma has been nominated to Mali’s squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, which will be held in January 2022. He made his debut on 13 January, coming on as a 59th-minute substitute for Adama Traoré in the 1-0 disputed victory over Tunisia, with the referee blowing for full time twice. Bissouma appeared in all four of Mali’s matches before they were eliminated on penalties by Equatorial Guinea in the round of 16 on January 26.

Yves Bissouma’s Net Worth

Bissouma’s net worth is expected to exceed £4 million in 2023. He spent four years with the English team Brighton & Hove Albion. During that time, he was paid $1.7 million per year. He recently moved to Tottenham Hotspur for a fee of £30 million. Bissouma’s market worth is currently at €35 million.

Yves Bissouma Wife or Girlfriend

Yves Bissouma, Bissouma’s wife, is currently unmarried. He has not yet wedded anyone. The footballer has also avoided revealing any personal or social information on social media.

Yves Bissouma Awards

Titles and season
22/23Tottenham Hotspur

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