Highly coveted midfielder’s agent spotted in London to secure Arsenal deal for star
These are desperate times for Arsenal and desperate times requires desperate measures to get things right.
Arsene Wenger will need just one more season to prove his critics that he still has some tactics in his Arsenal and to be able to do this, he wants to overhaul his current squad that have looked below par in the second half of this season.
According to emerging report from the Guardian, Arsenal have been keeping tabs of Ivorian and Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri, who is also on the radar of Tottenham, and they will attempt a sign him in the summer.
Seri Joined Nice in the summer of 2015 after adventures with several clubs in Portugal but he seem to be a key player behind the barnstorming season Nice are currently enjoying. He has featured in 31 League games, scoring six goals and providing nine assist. His form has seen him draw attraction from a host of top European Clubs.
He has been watched by the scouts of Arsenal and the report further claims his agent was in London last week where he met with officials of Arsenal and Tottenham over a possible deal for the versatile midfielder.
Arsenal have stalled over contract talks with Mesut Ozil and it is widely believed that the Germany international would seek another challenge outside the Emirates next term. Seri would come in as a replacement for Ozil.
The player is valued at £20million, with Barcolona and Ligue One Holders PSG on his chase.