Since Alan Pardew has been saying a lot these days that we have too many foreign players at Newcastle and he wants to sign more British players, we are not sure if Newcastle are still interested in bringing 28 year-old French International striker Bafe Gomis to Tyneside in January.
Bafe Gomis – is he still a target?
Newcastle bid around £10M for the player over the summer, but were then bogged down by excessive demands from his agents, and the deal did not go though.
But since Gomis’ contact runs out next summer, the transfer fee would be at most half that figure, and would amount to a good deal for Newcastle – and we know owner Mike Ashley likes to get value for money.
But news today that other clubs may be interested in Gomis now, simply because he is much cheaper than in the summer and a much better proposition for other clubs.
Serie 1 club Lazio are reported by talkSPORT to want the striker in January.
We’re still not sure if Gomis is a real target in January, but it would be something if we could sign both Loic Remy and Bafe Gomis – then we’d have enough strikers to score goals for us through the rest of the season.
What do you think?