It’s no secret that Everton are interested in Nice’s midfielder. But who isn’t?
The Ivory Coast international joined Nice from Pacos de Ferreira for a fee in the region of 1 million euros in July 2015. His contract expires in the summer of 2019.
Seri has played 101 times for Nice since signing from Pacos de Ferreira, scoring 11 goals and creating 20 assists in that time.
As a member of Ivory Coast national football team, Seri won 16 caps and he scored one goal.
Jean Michael Seri is high in demand this winter, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Nice this term.
Sam Allardyce wants to sign a new midfielder and Seri is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
The Ivory Coast international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of midfielder Sam Allardyce wants to target in the winter transfer window.
Everton will be desperate to make an impact in winter transfer window.
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According to the report, Sari is ready to leave Nice after missing out on a move to Barcelona in August, with Everton, Manchester City, PSG and Liverpool showing concrete interest. The Everton manager has approved the move as he seeks to add more technical certainty to his midfield. Seri could be a huge addition for the Blues due to his versatility and solid work rate and his ability to keep the ball moving could potentially make him an important part of Sam Allardyce’s plans. Seri has been key for Nice in a period where they have gone from lower league team to finishing inside the top four in consecutive seasons.
Signing the 26-year-old in January would be a masterstroke from Sam Allardyce.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Everton.
The 26-year-old would be a very good addition for Everton and they can afford him as well.
However, this rumor is exactly that: a rumor.