Tottenham have been alerted to the availability of Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis, who is said to be leaving the French club at the end of the season.
The French forward, 28, has been at Lyon for five years and has decided that he will leave the club at the end of the season, when his current contract expires.
The ex-Saint Etienne striker has scored 50 goals in 141 appearances for the former French champions. ESPN reports that Gomis has decided to move on, although he has not ruled out a move to Marseille.
'I am beginning my fifth year at Lyon', he was quoted as saying by RMC. 'I think at the end of the season, it's time for me to go elsewhere and find out if the grass is greener'.
The 28-year-old continued: 'I could have been in Marseille colours in the summer. That didn’t happen, but I don’t know what tomorrow may bring. I leave my future in the hands of God. He is always the one who has guided my decisions, and I’ve never been disappointed'.
Marseille, however, have already been knocked out of Europe this season and find themselves 11 points behind the Champions League places. This is where Tottenham can look to take advantage. According to Metro, Tottenham have made Gomis a priority signing, looking to add the striker to the squad in January to provide competition to Roberto Soldado and Adebayor.
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