Report: Tottenham Hotspur miss out on £17.5m Jean Michael Seri

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The Ivorian looks set to join AS Roma this summer.

Nice midfielder Jean Seri in actionNice midfielder Jean Seri in action

It seems that Tottenham Hotspur, and a host of other clubs, are to miss out on the signature of Jean Michael Seri - who looks increasingly likely to join AS Roma this summer.

The Guardian reported that Spurs, and North London rivals Arsenal, had both held talks over the potential £20 million acquisition of the Nice midfielder - who has been compared to double Premier League winning N’Golo Kante.

Other teams keen on the player are Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona. However, according to a report from Sport.es it is Roma that have managed to tie a deal together for the player with director of football Monchi playing a key role.

Roma have reportedly offered him the package he is most happy with, which will also see him play the most first-team football.

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A deal worth around 20 million euros (£17.5 million) looks set to be enough to bring Seri to the Italian capital this summer - with Spurs one of the many teams set to miss out on the player.

The 25-year-old Ivory Coast international has been one of the star performers for Nice in Ligue 1 this season and the former Porto player is now set to make the French side a lot of money this summer.

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