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The 24-year-old midfielder admits that he has not yet reached an agreement that the seagulls suffered a defeat for Toffees at home
Mali landscape Yves Bissouma is yet to come to terms with how Brighton and Hove Albion suffered their first Premier League defeat of the season against Everton on Saturday.
The Seagulls’ unbeaten start to the season ended after goals from Demarai Gray in the 41st minute and Dominic Calvert-Lewin in the 58th minute, from penalty kick, sentenced them to a 2-0 defeat at Falmer Park.
Brighton, led by Graham Potter, had a bright start to the season and won their first two matches 2-1 against Burnley at Turf Moor before defeating Watford 2-0 at home.
But Everton’s first win at Brighton since April 1983 has left the 24-year-old midfielder in pain and disgust.
“I have a hard time digesting this defeat by what we wanted to win our third game in a row for a great club with incredible fans,” Bissouma explained on his Twitter handle.
“But unfortunately, as we say in football, nothing is planned in advance, but the best is yet to come, focus on the next Brighton.”
Bissouma have already played 270 minutes since the start of the season, starting in all three matches they have played so far.
Against Toffees he received his first yellow card of the season after a tackle on Andros Townsend in the 61st minute.
The midfielder has consistently been linked with a move to Arsenal, but in a recent interview, Potter remained optimistic that the player will be part of the team this season.
“I’ve been answering questions about Yves for a long time, it’s part of my daily routine,” Potter said.
“I answer questions about Yves, or when Tariq [Lamptey] was fit it was him, it’s just part of football. He enjoys his football, I can not control what others do or think.
“I know he is with us. You can see from his performances that he is committed to Brighton, so we are happy about that. ”
After losing defender Ben White to the Gunners, Potter still maintains that anything can happen before the transfer window closes.
“The reality, and I think our supporters will understand this, is that you can’t rule anything out in football,” Potter continued.
“We all understand that if Real Madrid or Barcelona or anyone comes in with incredible money, we know where we are in the football hierarchy.”
Brighton have a two-week break to prepare for their next match as they visit promoted Brentford on 11 September.