The Ivory Coast global, who saw a proposed move to Spanish giants Barcelona break down last summer, is in high demand, with fellow London rivals Chelsea also believed to be keen on adding the 26-year-old to their ranks.
Seri who is an Ivory Coast worldwide with 18 caps and 30 appearances in Ligue 1 this season, scoring twice joined Nice from Pacos de Ferreira in 2015, after Seri having his youth career at ASEC Mimosas in his native country.
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However, their efforts could be to of no avail, with Chelsea claimed by the Mirror to be at the front of the queue in the race to sign Seri.
Should Seri indeed move to one of the London clubs this summer, he will be joining a team without Champions League football next season. He has made 30 appearances in Ligue 1 this season and scored twice, as Nice finished sixth.
Conte's future is up within the air after an underwhelming title defence, although the Stamford Bridge membership nonetheless have the chance to complete the marketing campaign with some silverware within the FA Cup last towards Manchester United this Saturday.
Meanwhile, Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for their former player Mikel Arteta.