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Bafetimbi Gomis

29-Year-Old Forward     Swansea City  Premier


France

Birthdate:  August 6, 1985    Birthplace:  La Seyne-sur-Mer, France    Nationality:  France    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  170 lbs    

August 4, 2014    Bafetimbi Gomis News

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Gomis and fellow forward Wilfrid Bony will likely be paired up front this season, Wales Online reports.

Gomis and Bony were successfully paired up in Swansea's 3-1 friendly victory against Reading on Saturday. The duo caused fits for the Reading defense as Gomis scored a goal and Bony was credited with an assist. Swansea will play one more friendly against Villarreal before they kick off the EPL season with Manchester United on Aug. 16.

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June 27, 2014

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Gomis is scheduled for a medical exam ahead of a move to Swansea City, The Guardian reports.

Gomis, who is out of contract with Lyon, was linked to the Premier League club last season, but the two sides could not come to an agreement and Swansea signed Wilfried Bony instead. Bony had an excellent season in Wales, plus a decent World Cup, and many believe he'll find a new home this summer, which would give Gomis plenty of playing time opportunity next season.

January 27, 2014

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Gomis registered a goal during Lyon's win over the weekend.

Gomis, despite his documented frustration with Lyon's management, has displayed professionalism this season, as he's now scored eight goals in 17 appearances. The Frenchman has been especially hot lately, evidenced by a total of 10 goals in his last 14 showings.

January 3, 2014

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Gomis expects to leave Lyon when his contract runs out at the end of this season, ESPN FC reports.

Gomis was anticipated to leave Lyon during the summer, when he and the club's management fell out, but ultimately a move elsewhere could not be agreed. Despite currently placing second on the French side with seven goals in 14 starts, Gomis has expressed his intention to leave on a free transfer at season's end, with rivals Marseille a top contender for his services.

November 24, 2013

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Gomis netted a goal in Lyon's draw with Valenciennes on Saturday.

Gomis has caught form of late, now scoring in three of his last four matches. Over that same span, the striker has placed eight shots on target.

September 22, 2013

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Gomis scored a 26th minute goal in Sunday's win over Nantes.

Gomis found the top right corner to draw Lyon level with Nantes early in Sunday's contest. The much-maligned striker led his team with three shots (two on target) in their winning effort.

September 10, 2013

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Gomis will not look to sign a contract extension with Lyon, ESPN FC reports.

Gomis is disgruntled from a tumultuous summer that saw Lyon's club president publicly discuss his desire to sell the forward. After a few potential transfers fell through, Gomis remains at Lyon for this season, but appears to have little interest in staying with the club longer than he is obligated to.

September 3, 2013

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Gomis will remain a Lyon player after the club's attempt to sell him this summer produced no result, ESPN FC reports.

Gomis was expected and intended to be sold by Lyon due to the fact that the striker's contract is set to expire after this season. However, the club was unable to agree to any of the deals Gomis' multiple suitors proposed this summer. The player will remain at Lyon, where he should once again lead the line as the team's central striker. Gomis registered 16 goals and four assists last season.