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January 27, 2014    Bafetimbi Gomis News

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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.

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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.

August 13, 2013

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Gomis could remain at Lyon after the club's president expressed his desire for the striker to stay, ESPN FC reports.

Gomis was expected to join Newcastle in an 8 million move earlier this summer, but the Frenchman now finds himself in limbo after the deal fell through. Lyon, after losing Lisandro Lopez last week, is now left with little legitimate striking options, hence their newfound desire to keep Gomis. However, the 28-year-old reportedly wants to move on from Lyon after a turbulent summer, so his future remains unclear.

August 7, 2013

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Gomis' transfer to Newcastle has hit a snag, the Mirror reports.

Gomis was thought to be heading to English side Newcastle after the club agreed a reported 8 million deal with Lyon, but talks have stalled after rivals Marseille contacted the striker. Still a Lyon player, Gomis' status for this weekend's Ligue 1 season opener against Nice is unknown. Wherever he ends up, the Frenchman will bring a goal-scoring prowess that resulted in 16 goals and four assists last campaign.