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Bafetimbi Gomis To Join Newcastle In Next 48 Hours, Says Lyon President: Daily Soccer Report

Bafetimbi Gomis Bafetimbi Gomis To Join Newcastle In Next 48 Hours, Says Lyon President: Daily Soccer Report

Newcastle United are close to signing French striker Bafetimbi Gomis from Lyon, according to the president of the French club. A deal should be completely finalized in the next 48 hours.

According to The Daily Mail newspaper, Newcastle will pay up to £8.7million for the 27-year-old, who scored 16 league goals for Lyon last season.

Gomis, who has been dubbed ‘Baby Drogba’ in France, is a 27-year-old striker who was 10 caps for the French national team.

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