Antonio Conte wants to add another midfield in the club and is in now in the race to sign the Ivory Coast player.
Manchester City and Paris Saint-German have been linked with a move to tempt the 26-year-old away from his club. And now, Chelsea have joined the race to sign Jean Seri from Nice.
Conte has not been won over by Tiemoue Bakayoko who has failed to make an impact so far at Stamford Bridge since his switch from Monaco.
Conte has now targetted Seri and would like to make an offer before the window shuts. The 26-year-old prefers a move to England and is prepared to leave France during this window.
The Ivory Coast star has another three years left on his current deal. He has a £35million buy-out clause is seen a real value in the current market.
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