Striker could be on way to Stamford Bridge or Anfield.
Chelsea and Liverpool have been put on alert over the availability of French international striker Bafetimbi Gomis after Lyon chairman Jean-Michel Aulas admitted he could leave France before the end of January.
The 27-year-old has previously been a target for Chelsea and Liverpool have joined them in the race for Gomis’ signature with Lyon appearing to be keen to cash in on a player with only 18 months of his contract left to run.
Gomis’ goals – 13 in all competitions this season – have kept Lyon firmly in the title frame in Ligue 1 and have resulted in scouts from across Europe watching him.
The urgency to sign a new contract has rescinded somewhat at both Chelsea and Liverpool following the signings of Demba Ba and Daniel Sturridge respectively, but both remain interested in talking to Gomis.
Aulas said: “Bafe has talked about Chelsea in the past as they seem a very prestigious club to him, but there are also other propositions.
“Of course, all the talk is about him moving to England, but there are other European clubs interested in him too. I’m sure things will begin to accelerate in the next couple of weeks and we expect things to be sorted soon.”
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