Man Utd eyeing move for Brighton creative midfielder

In-demand Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma will reportedly finish the current campaign at Brighton & Hove Albion before potentially departing from the club during the summer transfer window.

The 24-year-old midfielder has been in stunning form for the Seagulls during the 2020-21 season, playing 17 appearances in all competitions, and his form is said to have attracted the attention of a number of teams.

Manchester United and Arsenal have all been rumoured with the midfielder, who has a deal with Graham Potter’s team until the summer of 2023.

According to Foot Mercato, there is January interest in 24-year-old midfielder, however, the Mali international is believed to finish the 2020-21 season at the Amex before potentially leaving this summer.

The report suggests that the player’s entourage would rather that he left in the next transfer window, where more opportunities could be presented.

Bissouma, who joined Brighton from Ligue 1 giants Lille back in 2018, is also believed to be attracting the attention of AS Monaco.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are reportedly frountrunners to secure services of Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare.

The 21-year-old has been rumoured with a move away from his French team over the last 12 months, with the Red Devils, AC Milan and Liverpool all believed to be interested in his services.

Soumare has been a vital player for Lille for the last two seasons, this term he has played 21 games for French outfits, however, the rumours surrounding his future continues to gather pace.

According to Italian journalist Vito Angele, the Red Devils are leading the race to secure the services of the Frenchman, potentially at the end of the current campaign.