Newcastle United are serious about landing St Etienne striker Bafe Gomis.

The Tyneside club have made a £10 million offer for the 22-year-old, but they are not expecting an answer from the club or player until the end of France's interest in Euro 2008.

Newcastle director of football Dennis Wise, vice-president Tony Jimenez and technical co-ordinator Jeff Vetere have travelled twice to France to see Gomis, who was a surprise addition to the French squad, ahead of David Trezeguet.

Since then, manager Kevin Keegan and his assistant Terry McDermott have also had a look at the striker.