Yves Bissouma is an Ivorian central midfielder, born in Issia on August 30, 1996. A powerful and striking midfield presence, Bissouma was actually raised in Mali and started his career as Majestic SC academy. He later joined AS Real Bamako before moving to France in 2016 to sign for Lille.
After graduating from les Dogues' second string, Bissouma shone for the Ligue 1 side until 2018 when Albion signed the rangy midfielder on a five-year deal. Bissouma is a full Mali international.