Bordeaux’s Gouffran Tweets – ‘Tomorrow I will be a new player of Newcastle’

Newcastle United have been tipped to finalise the signing of Yoan Gouffran from Bordeaux on Wednesday.

Newcastle United have been tipped to finalise the signing of Yoan Gouffran from Bordeaux on Wednesday.

The 26-year old French forward comes out of contract with Bordeaux at the end of the season and will reportedly sign a £1.5million deal with the Magpies.

He posted on Twitter: "Big thanks to everyone who has supported me through the good times and bad times. I thank the leadership of the club and the staff for helping me grow.

"I need a new challenge and therefore I hope that you respect my choice. I will follow all the results of the Girondins (Bordeaux).

"Tomorrow I will be a new player of Newcastle and I am proud. Thanks to everyone....kisses."

Gouffran is likely to be joined by fellow Frenchmen Mapou Yanga-Mbwia from Montpellier and Massadioi Haidara from Nancy at Sports Direct Arena.

 

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