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

  1. WallsendStu says:

    Can someone tell Joe that the fee is in Euros and not Francs, as you can be sure he will open his mouth and it will all go pear shaped

  2. BD says:

    OUI OUI! Another win for Neuchatel! They are going to take the Ligue 1 trophy this year!

  3. saywhat? says:

    Joke Innear is bound to offend someone in all this and result in the transfer falling through.

  4. Chris says:

    Hey, can somebody tell me what is going on wih the radio rights in the U.S. for the EPL. Can we still listen to radio broadcast of the games on Talksport for free ?

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