Report: Liverpool renew interest in Jean Michael Seri with Barcelona circling

Nice's Ivorian midfielder Jean Michael Seri celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 Football match between OGC Nice and AS Nancy Lorraine at the Allianz Riviera Stadium, in...

The Nice man is a reported transfer target for Liverpool, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City.

Nice's Ivorian midfielder Jean Michael Seri kicks the ball during the French L1 football match Nice vs Angers on May 14, 2017, at the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, southeastern France.

A report from the Daily Mail this morning claims that the Reds are set to renew their interest in Nice midfielder Jean Michael Seri, and are prepared to challenge Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City for his signature.

The 26-year-old ace has proven himself to be one of Europe's best box-to-box midfielders, with his dazzling displays in Ligue 1 attracting interest from all corners of the continent.

Seri will be a great signing for whichever club wins the race for his services, but Liverpool are arguably the team who are in most need of someone with the Ivorian's attributes.

Nice's Jean Michael Seri (2R) celebrates with Nice's Dante after scoring during a friendly football match between Belgian first league soccer team KAA Gent and French Ligue 1 team OGC Nice...

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Emre Can's contract is due to expire in the summer, and it now seems like a very real possibility that they will lose the German, so bringing in a replacement will be crucial for Jürgen Klopp.

The Daily Mail claim that the Reds boss is desperate to bring the Nice man to Anfield in January, although it would take an increase on the £35.2 million that was offered by Barcelona in the summer, if they want to snare their man.

Nice's Ivorian midfielder Jean Michel Seri vies with Paris Saint-Germain's Italian midfielder Thiago Motta (R) during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Nice at...

The diminutive midfielder possesses all of the attributes required to be a success in the Premier League, what with his combative and tenacious playing style.

And with the opening of the January transfer window just around the corner, this will be one for Liverpool fans to keep a close eye on.

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