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Arsenal are leading the race to sign Jean-Michael Seri, according to reports.
The 26-year-old midfielder has been on the radar of a number of top clubs this summer after impressing for Nice.
Barcelona were thought to be in position to sign Ivory Coast international.
But they have now pulled out of the race to focus on Liverpool star man Philippe Coutinho leaving Arsenal in the clear.
Wenger has revealed that he is looking for an “exceptional” signing and with Arsenal looking light in midfield, Seri looks set to become his 3rd signing of the summer.
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