Potter: Bissouma has potential to excel within the Champions League

Brighton boss Graham Potter thinks Yves Bissouma has the fitting attributes to excel within the Champions League.

The midfielder has been linked with a few of Europe’s top golf equipment, most notably Liverpool and Man Utd.

The Seagulls are understandably determined to maintain one in all their star players. That gained’t cease a doubtlessly huge bid from football’s elite, nevertheless.

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Bissouma scored a fantastic goal as Brighton edged previous League One Blackpool within the FA Cup.

He struck from 30 yards out to beat keeper Chris Maxwell and open the scoring.

Gary Madine equalised for Blackpool simply earlier than half time, giving the Seasiders hope they may proceed their cup run.

Stephen Alzate secured the victory for Brighton within the second half by way of fortuitous circumstances.

Alexis Mac Allister’s shot deflected off Alzate’s back and into the online.

Talking about Bissouma after the win, Potter advised reporters: “He’s bought that high quality (to play within the Champions League), he’s bought these attributes that you simply want at that level.

“It’s about him being constant sufficient to try this. I feel he’s made steps with that however there’s nonetheless extra to do and extra to come.

“It’s simply good that our players have taken a step forward, it’s good for Yves that he’s taken a step forward. You by no means know something in football as of late.

“However from his perspective, I feel he’s happy right here, he needs to assist the team, so we’re fairly relaxed about all the pieces.”

Talking concerning the midfielder’s goal, Potter continued: “We have been getting a bit pissed off with him as a result of he had a few photographs earlier than that which have been scuffed alongside the ground.

“When he shot, I used to be practically near getting pissed off once more and then you definitely see it fly within the top nook and it’s hard to argue with that.

“He retains telling me he’s bought that high quality and that potential to strike from distance. We’re happy for him, happy that he’s contributed to the sport and is getting us by way of to the subsequent spherical.”


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