Premier League giants Chelsea are considering making a bid to sign Jean Seri from Ligue 1 side Nice as a replacement for former Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater this summer transfer window, as per British media reports.
Chelsea set to make African star first summer signing
The Daily Mirror, as cited by Metro, is claiming that Chelsea are interested in a move for the midfielder as they try to build their team this summer window.
The same story says that the Blues are set to reduce their losses this summer window and offload Danny Drinkwater just 12 months after he signed for the Stamford Bridge outfit from Leicester.
Nice star set to replace England international
Drinkwater, 28, struggled with fitness and form issues at the West London club FC last campaign and failed to make an impact under Italian tactician Antonio Conte at the club.
The same report states that the Blues have now named Ivory Coast international midfielder jean Seri, as the ideal player to replace the England international this summer window.
The 26-year-old is no stranger to transfer rumours linking him with a transfer to England, with the African having been tipped as a transfer target for the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United in recent times.