LYON - France striker Bafetimbi Gomis looks poised to join seven-times champions Olympique Lyon from Ligue 1 rivals St Etienne after the clubs reached an agreement, Lyon said on Wednesday. Gomis, 23, was expected to sign a five-year contract for a transfee fee of around 15 million euros, a Lyon spokesman told Reuters. Lyon, who lost France striker Karim Benzema to Real Madrid, purchased another forward earlier this month with Argentina international Lisandro Lopez joining from from FC Porto.
29 July 2009
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