Manchester United have registered their interest in Ligue 1 midfielder, Jean-Michael Seri. That’s what the Manchester Evening News says anyway.
However, the Red Devils will not be alone in the chance to land the Nice man, with Pep Guardiola and Manchester City also keen on signing the emerging star.
The Ivory Coast international has been turning heads in France this term with some excellent performances domestically, and honestly, I wouldn’t be surprised to see him switch to a European giant this summer.
With Marouane Fellaini yet to commit to a new deal, coupled with the fact that Michael Carrick is hanging up his boots, it makes perfect sense for Jose Mourinho to dip his toes into the midfield market.
Seri is an extremely well-rounded individual who’d slot seamlessly into any midfield in world football, and what an acquisition it’d be if Mourinho and the Old Trafford club could pull it off.
At 26, he’s the perfect age. This is a guy who’s had experience, yet can still serve his next side for at least the next four or five years. He’ll bring a maturity, while also adding that youthful exuberance. My main concern is that it’s going to be tough to make him choose the red half over blue…