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According to reports making rounds in the British media, Arsenal are planning a summer transfer move to sign Jean-Michael Seri from Nice.
he Daily Mail is reporting that the North London club have identify the 26-year-old as one of their top transfer targets this summer as they bid to build a team capable of winning the Premier League next season.
The same report adds that a transfer “overhaul” is expected at Arsenal this summer, with new boss Unai Emery having been appointed as the Gunners manager.
According to the same report, Emery tried to bring the 5ft6″ midfielder to Paris Saint-Germain in January, and he will now try again after his appointment as Arsenal manager.
The article also claims that Seri has a release clause of £35m written into his contract at Nice, and that the player is also attracting interest from the likes of Chelsea FC and Borussia Dortmund.
The same story says that Emery is getting ready to “revamp” the Arsenal squad as he prepares to take over from Arsene Wenger at The Emirates.
Arsenal will be looking to at least break back into the top four next season after their disappointing sixth placed finish in the Premier League this term.