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Newcastle target Grenier staying at Lyon

Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier has confirmed he intends to stay with the French club despite interest from Newcastle Utd.

Grenier's agent said on Thursday that his client would remain with Lyon, citing the France international's commitment to the club and an apparent belief he was being undervalued.

I think I will be there. In football everything moves very quickly, but I don't intend to leave. It's not a priority, even if the offers from big clubs make you think.

I'm not someone who leaves like that. Lyon aren't in the right place but we're getting there. I want to stay here to think about my personal goals. The World Cup is one of my objectives.

– Clement Grenier

Lyon striker Gomis is learning the lingo


English homewok today, if i want to be understand by everyone i need to improve my english. Long way to go ???


Newcastle and Fulham target Bafe Gomis has indicated he might be heading to the Premier League after tweeting a photo of his English lesson.

The Lyon striker has already talked about his desire to play in the Premier League, so could make the move this month.

Read: Top transfer rumours


Gomis set to depart Lyon

Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis has announced he will likely leave the Ligue 1 club at the end of the season.

The 28-year-old, who has been the subject of interest from Marseille and Barclays Premier League side Newcastle in recent transfer windows, gave the strongest indication yet that he will not be a Lyon player next term.

Gourcuff still wants to leave Lyon

Yoann Gourcuff has reiterated his decision to reject a new contract with Lyon, claiming he does not feel the Ligue 1 club has faith in him.

I will let my lawyer handle it.

An extension must be a sign of confidence from both parties, with everyone being satisfied.

That fact that I've been injured regularly or often on the bench... I don't think it's relevant.

I have not felt huge confidence from the club at times.

– Lyon midfielder Yoann Gourcuff speaking to L'Equipe

Newcastle target Gomis to stay at Lyon

Bafetimbi Gomis has doused any fears of another saga in the January transfer window by insisting he will remain at Lyon for the entire season and see out his contract.

Over the summer the France striker was involved in an interminable proposed move to Barclays Premier League side Newcastle which eventually fell through.

When asked how long he will remain at the Stade de Gerland, Gomis told reporters: "Until the summer!"

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