Brighton & Wolves in battle to sign PSG youngster Moussa Sissako

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The highly rated 17-year-old defender has an offer of professional terms on the table at Parc des Princes, but also has options in England to consider

Brighton have been joined in the hunt for Paris Saint-Germain youngster Moussa Sissako by Premier League new boys Wolves, Goal understands.

The 17-year-old is a highly rated talent at Parc des Princes and is fast approaching an important career crossroads.

His ongoing presence is desired by the Ligue 1 champions, with PSG eager to retain the services of an academy graduate.

Professional terms have been put to Sissako in the French capital, but no paperwork has been signed.

That is because the situation is being complicated by interest from England.

Brighton, fresh from preserving their Premier League status, are starting to piece together their summer recruitment plans and consider Sissako to be a useful addition for the present and future.

The Seagulls put an initial offer to the talented teenager a few weeks ago, with a second having now been sent.

Chris Hughton’s side remain in pole position to secure a much sought-after signature, but they are facing fresh competition.

Having secured the Championship title in 2017-18, Wolves are readying themselves for a return to the top tier of English football.

They have assembled an exciting young squad at Molineux and would like Sissako to join the fold.

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His representatives met with officials of the west Midlands club during a recent visit to their training centre, with an intriguing proposition put to them.

With Wolves having also tabled an offer, Sissako now has three options to consider.

PSG remain in talks regarding an extended stay with them, but Brighton and Wolves represent exciting alternatives for a young man looking to make his mark on a senior stage in the not too distant future.

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