Sunderland, Swansea City join Bafetimbi Gomis race

Lyon's French forward Bafetimbi Gomis (L) heads the ball and scores despite Bastia's Ivory Coast midfielder Romaric N Dri Koffi (C) and Bastia's Tunisian midfielder Wahbi Khazri during a match on April 27, 2014
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Sunderland and Swansea City reportedly join the race for Lyon's Bafetimbi Gomis.

Sunderland and Swansea City have reportedly joined the race to sign Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis.

The Frenchman, who is a free agent this summer, is said to be attracting the interest of Newcastle United and West Ham United, but the Black Cats and the Swans are now both weighing up a move.

According to the Daily Mail, the four clubs will battle it out for the signature of the forward, with Sunderland looking to replace Fabio Borini who has returned to Liverpool following his loan spell.

However, a recent report has claimed that Gomis is asking for around £100,000 a week.

Lyon's French forward Bafetimbi Gomis (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goalduring a French Cup football match between La Suze-sur-Sarthe and Olympique Lyonnais on January 5, 2014
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