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French Fans Have Their Say On Gomis Transfer Saga

8 years ago

This morning we brought you exclusive news from around the media in France with regard to massive doubts now as to whether Bafetimbi Gomis will indeed move to St.James’ Park.

Arguments about agents’ fees, who will pay St.Etienne their cut and the player possibly waiting for Marseille, not exactly reassuring but you can read it all [intlink id=”32446″ type=”post”]HERE[/intlink].

Thanks to our main translator Pierre we thought it would be interesting to bring you news of what football fans in France are saying about the Gomis fiasco, so we went to the comments section on L’Equipe to see what the mood is in France and what they think of the Gomis on/off transfer.

French Fan Reaction

An agent that has the potential to derail it all because he wants more commission, as if he did not earn enough … This is one of the reasons that I do not like these people, basically it should all be about the player and the clubs.

The English League clubs can help French second class players cope financially.

Good luck Bafe, you have done your time.

With only one year to the World Cup, Gomis will be buried low by going to Newcastle, he would be better at another French club as in case of Gameiros.

I don’t think he would be buried at all if he goes to Newcastle, especially not when there are players such as Cabaye and Sissoko there, if he plays well he will get his chance.

Really tiring of this story, I think Gomis is especially hesitating because he knows that he is not as guaranteed  to succeed at  Newcastle as he would at Marseille. I do not see him being first choice before Papis Cisse, if he stays. Any period of poor performance, which often happens (with Gomis), Newcastle will seek the services of a new striker.

The best solution would be for Bafé to come back to ASSE (St.Etienne) where he would play every game with us as we are looking for a striker

Reply- yes you’re funny you … pay the same salary as he gets at  Lyon?!!

By trying to gain more money OL is at risk of losing everything, but on the other hand nothing ventured nothing gained. The future will prove either Aulas or his critics right but all that remains of this case will be the sordid poor communication plan of OL which has diminished the club standing

COME TO MARSEILLE, you will enjoy yourself, you are a great payer!

Interesting to see that Newcastle aren’t getting any  stick from the French public, with the French owner seen as a bit of an idiot it’s him who has attracted the most attention on their home front.

Still too many variables for my liking, dealing with an erratic opposition club & owner, plus a player who doesn’t exactly appear to be breaking his neck to come to Newcastle…and that is all before we get to a certain Joe Kinnear and  Mike Ashley.

As always, we live in hope.

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