??Arsenal and ?Chelsea have been dealt with a big blow to their plans their summer as one of their key targets, Jean Michael Seri, has reportedly opened talks with Italian side ?Napoli.
The Ivorian has been a long term target for Arsenal in particular, with former manager Arsene Wenger an admirer of his talents. Seri is currently plying his trade in Ligue 1 with Nice and after yet another impressive season, it seems as though a move to a European giant is on the cards.
A move to the ?Premier League is not entirely out of the question but both Arsenal and Chelsea are now at a major disadvantage as Seri and his representatives have reportedly been in discussions with Napoli.
Speaking to Radio Kiss Kiss (via ?Football.London), Seri’s representative Franklin Mala said:
“We are in talks with Napoli and he’s tempted by the idea of wearing the jersey.
Napoli’s sudden interest in Seri may stem from the fact they are all but resigned to the fact that ?they are likely to lose their current midfielder, Jorginho, to Manchester City this summer.