Paul Stewart hopes Tottenham Hotspur will beat a host of rivals to the signing of Yves Bissouma.
Bissouma has been one of the Premier League’s most consistently performing midfielders since joining Brighton & Hove Albion from French side Lille three years ago.
The Mali international scored two goals in 39 appearances for the Seagulls last season and is being courted by a number of clubs.
Would Yves Bissouma be a good signing for Spurs?
Premier League champions Manchester City – along with West Ham United and Everton – are keen on Bissouma as well, with there being the possibility of a bidding war taking place before the transfer window slams shut at the end of the month.
Bissouma has entered the final two years of his Brighton contract, which is worth £25,000-per-week.
While Bissouma is highly sought-after, Stewart believes he would fit in perfectly at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
He exclusively told TIF: “I think he’s a quality player and I’d love Spurs to get him.
“He’s 24 and Brighton did ever so well but he was a standout player. Bissouma stood out more than any of them.”