Date: 15th August 2017 at 5:00pm
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Arsenal will only make a move for midfielder Jean Michael Seri if they offload a number of fringe players before the end of the window, according to the Guardian.

The newspaper also reports that Liverpool have entered the bidding for the 26 year old as they seek to strengthen the centre of midfield. The Reds failed in a £66m attempt to sign Naby Keita earlier this summer from and seem to have landed on Seri as a possible alternative.

The Ivorian had an outstanding season for Nice last campaign, scoring seven goals and providing nine assists in 39 appearances, but he has a €40m (£36m) buyout clause which Arsenal could only offer if they sell players first.

The midfielder was also a target for but the La Liga side have signed former midfielder from Chinese club , and have withdrawn their interest in Seri.