Swansea and Cardiff target will not be forced to move

Lyon striker Bafetimbi GomisLyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis is adamant that he will not be forced into a summer move by his current employers.

The French international is believed to be on the verge of leaving the Ligue 1 giants this summer, with a host of clubs – including Swansea and Cardiff – thought to be keen.

One side said to be monitoring the situation are Shakhtar Donetsk, and Lyon recently hinted that a deal could be agreed with the Ukrainians soon.

But, the 27-year-old says that he will not be pushed into a decision and that his future will be his decision.

“I will choose where I play next season,” he told Sky Sports.

“It sounds like Lyon have already made their choice, but I haven’t.”

Lyon are thought to be keen to sell the striker, as they look to reduce their spending in order to cope with their financial difficulties.

Both Swansea and Cardiff are hopeful of taking advantage with this, with the duo in need of attacking reinforcements.

The Swans are about to embark on a Europa League campaign that may expose a lack of depth in their squad, while their regional rivals are desperate to maintain top flight status after winning promotion last season.

Where would be best for Bafetimbi Gomis: Swansea? Or Cardiff?

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