A Brighton player from England was arrested on charges of sexual abuse

Brighton’s stadium during the team’s final match against Arsenal Photo: Reuters / Andrew Boyers

An alleged episode of violence in which a soccer player of the Brighton & Hove Albion captivated the UK. Is that a player of the team that plays in the Premier League was arrested by the British police due to an investigation into a possible crime related to sexual harassment and assault.

The local authorities did not reveal the name of the athlete and from the club they avoided providing any type of information about the nature of the attack. However, the English medium Sky Sports He reported that “a 20-year-old player was arrested in a nightclub, who was with a 40-year-old colleague who was also detained by the police “.

Meanwhile, the newspaper The Sun revealed that it would be the African midfielder Yves bissouma. On the cover of its latest edition, the morning presented the news together with the photo of the Ivorian player who emerged from French Lille.


“The matter is subject to legal process,” the Brighton leadership argued in a brief official statement, and in the document stressed that the club “could not comment further on the matter.”

Brighton & Hove Albion know that one of their players is assisting the police with the investigation of an alleged crime. The matter is subject to legal process and therefore the club cannot comment further at this time“Were the few words that came out of the coastal entity.

For their part, the Sussex reported the event through a message that was soon picked up by the European press. “Two men were arrested after a woman reported being sexually assaulted at a location in Brighton, in the early hours of Wednesday. A man in his 40s and a man in his 20s, both from Brighton, were arrested under suspected of sexual assault and remain in police custody at this time. The victim is receiving specialized support from the officers, ”the report highlighted.

Yves Bissouma is one of the Brighton figures Photo: Reuters / Andrew Couldridge
Yves Bissouma is one of the Brighton figures Photo: Reuters / Andrew Couldridge

The flyer that makes mention The Sun arose from Lille French and after two seasons in the League 1 emigrated to England to join the Brighton And Hove. In this edition of the Premier League, Yves bissouma had had very good productions and the team reaped 4 victories, two draws and a defeat that allow you to set your goals in the fight for qualification to international competitions.