Sport BREAKING NEWS: Fulham win race to sign Seri

13:36  12 july  2018
13:36  12 july  2018 Source:   goal.com

Fulham join Chelsea in Seri pursuit

  Fulham join Chelsea in Seri pursuit Chelsea are bracing themselves for competition from Premier League new boys Fulham in the race to sign Jean Michael Seri. West London Sport reports that the Cottages are keen to strengthen their midfield this summer and have earmarked Seri. Lille’s Yves Bissouma is also thought to be on their radar should they get priced out of a deal for the Nice midfielder. Slavisa Jokanovic wants to bring in a player who can compete with Stefan Johansen, as the Whites prepare for their first season back in the top flight. The 26-year-old midfielder is being tipped to leave the Ligue 1 side after seeing a move to Barcelona fall through last summer. Seri has a £35 million release clause in his current deal but the report does state that it expires in the middle of July. Arsenal and West Ham have also been credited with an interest in the player previously, but it is yet to be seen how serious their pursuit is.

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Fulham have signed Ivory Coast midfielder Jean Michael Seri on a four-year deal from Nice, the club have confirmed.

Seri made 103 Ligue 1 appearances for Nice during a three-year spell at the club and his performances in 2017-18 attracted interest from Europe's top clubs, including Chelsea and Barcelona.

The 26-year-old scored two goals in 31 league games for Nice last season and found the net once in the Ivory Coast's unsuccessful World Cup qualification campaign.

He expressed his relief at having joined Slavisa Jokanovic's newly promoted side, telling Fulham's official website: "It was great to get the move finalised.

Arsenal reportedly still in contact with Ligue 1 midfielder

  Arsenal reportedly still in contact with Ligue 1 midfielder Arsenal are reportedly still in active contact with OGC Nice star Jean Seri, following speculation linking them with a move for the player. For several transfer windows, the Gunners have been touted as a potential destination for Seri, who looks all but set to leave Nice this summer. Arsenal have been actively looking to bolster their midfield options ahead of next season, with Uruguay international Lucas Torreira set to join the club from Sampdoria. Talks are also reportedly ongoing over a deal for Sevilla star Steven N’Zonzi. However, according to claims from Nabil Djellit, a France Football journalist, Arsenal and Chelsea remain keen to recruit Seri from Nice as the race for his signature heats up. Twitter: Info : Jean-Mika Seri est sur Londres… En instance de départ, pour rappel, il est en contact avec Arsenal, Chelse… https://t.co/ka7C7GVXDv (@Nabil_djellit) Fulham and West Ham have also been heavily linked with the player and according to Djellit, the Ivory Coast international is currently situated in London as efforts are made to secure a summer move to the Premier League.

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"I'm ready to get started and looking forward to meeting the squad and getting to know them, the head coach and his staff better.

"I'm delighted to be here, it's a new adventure that starts for me and I'm hoping it will all go well."

Fulham also announced the capture of Nice full-back Maxime Le Marchand, subject to clearance from the Premier League, FA and international authorities.

The 28-year-old former Le Havre defender was a regular starter for Nice last season but opted to follow Seri to West London.

He said: "I'm very happy to sign for Fulham. This is a big club that's very popular.

"I'm also happy to have joined up with a good friend, Jean Michael Seri.

"I know that there is a lot of hard work ahead and I hope to bring my very best to this team."

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Fulham have pulled off something of a coup by signing World Cup winner Andre Schurrle on loan from Borussia Dortmund.Andre Schurrle, a World Cup winner with Germany in 2014, has joined Fulham on loan after falling out of favour at Borussia Dortmund.

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