Soccer Man City latest club to make contact with Arsenal and Chelsea target Seri – As per a report from French outlet Nice Matin this afternoon Premier League champions Manchester City have contacted the entourage of Nice midfielder Jean Michel Seri over a move to the club. African talent Seri an 18-time capped Ivory Coast international was one of the standout performers in Ligue 1 during the 2016/17 season as Les Aiglons secured a shock place in the playoff round of the Champions League. Controlling proceedings from the middle of midfield for the entirety of his sides stellar campaign the diminutive 26-year-old playmaker racked up 7 goals and 9 assists catching the eye of some of Europes biggest sides in the process. Suitors All of Barcelona Tottenham AS Roma and PSG were subsequently linked with moves for Seri last summer with the Blaugrana having even reached a deal with Nice before pulling the plug on the transfer at the last minute. Seri has since spoken out on several occasions regarding his immense disappointment at his dream move to the Camp Nou falling through in such agonizing fashion with Barca having instead opted to bring in Paulinho from Guangzhou Evergrande last summer and Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool in January. AMSTERDAM NETHERLANDS AUGUST 2:Jean Seri from OSC Nice during the UEFA Champions League Qualifying Third Round: Second Leg match between AJAX Amsterdam and OSC Nice at Amsterdam Arena on August 2 2017 in Amsterdam Netherlands. (Photo by Andy Astfalck/Getty Images) Despite having struggled to make quite as impressive an impact this past season as he did last Seris signature is once again being fought for by several European giants with all of Manchester United Arsenal and Chelsea named as admirers of the Nice stars talents. Blues move A report courtesy of RTL journalist Christian Ollivier on Tuesday night even went as far as to claim that Chelsea were in advanced talks with Seri over a move to Stamford Bridge this summer with Blues owner Roman Abramovich having personally chosen the African midfielder as an ideal signing: Indiscrétion Jean-Michaël #Seri #OGCN en contact très avancé avec #Chelsea @ChelseaFC . Même sans coach nommé jusquà présent. Choix personnel dAbramovitch. @RTLFrance. Christian Ollivier (@c_ollivier_rtl) June 5 2018 Manchester bound? But as per the aforementioned report from Nice Matin this afternoon Premier League champions Manchester City have now joined the hunt for Seri with the Citizens said to have already made contact with Seris representatives to gauge his interest in a move to the Etihad over the coming months. City are known to be on the lookout for reinforcements in the middle of the park with the agent of first-choice target Jorginho having revealed earlier today that the Sky Blues board have not yet been able to find an agreement with Napoli over the Italian international leading City to begin work on a plan B. It had been rumoured that Pep Guardiolas second option was Real Madrid star Mateo Kovacic but if this afternoons reports are to be believed then Seri could in fact be the man to chosen to reinforce Citys already star-studded midfield next season. France Football chief provides update on Nabil Fekirs Liverpool move following positive medical Click here for more World Cup betting tips Related Posts: Soccer Arsenal are in a great position to Soccer Arsenal open negotiations with Man Soccer Agent of Arsenal and Man United Soccer Arsenal Chelsea and both Manchester Soccer Chelsea in advanced The post Soccer Man City latest club to make contact with Arsenal and Chelsea target Seri appeared first on World Sport News.
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