The Naby Keita transfer saga reached it's conclusion with RB Leipzig standing firm in their wish to keep Keita. And with Coutinho's transfer request plus a long term injury to Adam Lallana, Liverpool seem short of options in the midfield heading into their European and League campaign.
Liverpool are interested in signing for marking Jean Michaël Seri from Nice as per The Guardian as Jürgen Klopp looks for midfield contrasting options to Naby Keïta.
The Ivory Coast midfielder has been followed by a few Premier League clubs this late spring including Arsenal, Everton. Tottenham and Swansea in the wake of exceeding expectations in Nice's third position in Ligue 1 last season. The 25-year-old has likewise been explored by Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona, who sent scouts to watch him in Friday's home loss against Troyes.
In any case, after Barça reported the marking of previous Tottenham midfielder Paulinho on Monday, it stays to be seen whether they will make an offer for Seri regardless of showing that they were ready to meet his soliciting cost from €40m (£34m) this month.
That could open the entryway for Liverpool to make an offer, with authorities comprehended to have reached Nice as of late to enquire over his accessibility. Notwithstanding offering £66m to RB Leipzig a month ago, they have been disappointed in their endeavors to sign Guinea international Keita and acknowledge that a transfer for the 22-year-old will probably be accomplished next summer, when a statement in his agreement stipulates he can leave for €55m.
Having officially sold the Brazilian full-back Dalbert Henrique to Internazionale for €20m, the French side are under no weight to part with their prized resource however are comprehended to have disclosed to Seri they won't remain in his direction if a reasonable offer is gotten. Any move may need to hold up until after Nice have played in their Champions League qualifier against Napoli, with the primary leg occurring in Italy on Wednesday.
Arsenal have likewise been in contact with Seri's delegates lately, in spite of the fact that it is trusted that they won't make a move unless they can offload players in the coming days.