Chelsea’s pursuit of Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri is under threat as London-rivals Arsenal have also joined the race for the 26-year-old.
Sky Sports claims that the Gunners have already held discussions with the representatives of Seri regarding a summer move.
Arsenal’s director of football, Raul Sanllehi, is reportedly leading the negotiations for the Ivory Coast international. Sanllehi rates Seri highly and nearly signed him for Barcelona last summer. Reports suggest that the former Barcelona man still enjoys a good working relationship with Seri’s camp.
However, Arsenal still have a long way to go in their pursuit as Chelsea remain in pole position to sign the player. The last piece of information has been reported by the Daily Mirror in their latest report. The Mirror backs ...