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Brighton eye Reims midfielder Marshall Munetsi as Yves Bissouma replacement this summer

Brighton are approaching Reims with over £7million valued Marshall Munetsi, while Graham Potter are keen to replace Yves Bissouma in midfield this summer…

  • Brighton looking into possible move for Reims midfielder Marshall Munetsi
  • Munetsi, 26, is on the Seagulls radar after impressing France’s top flight
  • His statistics compare favorably with Aurelien Tchouameni and Boubacar Kamara
  • Reims ready to redeem Munetsi this summer for around £7million

Brighton has asked about highly regarded Reims midfielder Marshall Munetsi.

The Zimbabwe international, who turned 26 on Wednesday, is impressing in the French league, where his stats compare favorably with those of some of the best midfielders in the country.

Munetsi’s numbers, particularly in terms of interceptions and defensive duels won in the game, put him ahead of Aurelien Tchouameni who came to Real Madrid from Monaco earlier this month, and Boubacar Kamara who left Marseille for Aston Villa.

Brighton are looking at a possible move for Reims midfielder Marshall Munetsi . this summer

Brighton are looking at a possible move for Reims midfielder Marshall Munetsi . this summer

Yves Bissouma recently left Brighton and sealed a transfer to Tottenham

Graham Potter wants to replace Bissouma in midfield this summer

Graham Potter (R) is looking for a replacement for the recently departed midfielder Yves Bissouma (L)

Brighton analysts are said to have reported positive, along with the scouts, and he is under consideration to fill the void left by Yves Bissouma’s departure to Tottenham.

Munetsi, who scored four goals in 22 games last season after coming back from injury, only signed a new contract last month, but Reims could be willing to sell for around £7million.

Graham Potter is looking forward to his second signing of the summer in Brighton, having finalized a £10m deal for Paraguayan prodigy Julio Enciso (18) last week.

Enciso, who has scored 11 goals in 14 appearances for Paraguayan club Libertad Asuncion this season, has signed a four-year contract with Amex.

Munetsi's stats compare favorably with Real Madrid's new signing Aurelien Tchouameni

Munetsi’s stats compare favorably with Real Madrid’s new signing Aurelien Tchouameni

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