Swansea, Cardiff battling for Lyon striker Gomis

Olympique Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis is wanted by Cardiff City and Swansea City.

Olympique Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis is wanted by Cardiff City and Swansea City.

The Sunday Mirror says the Welsh rivals are both desperate to sign a new striker and have made enquiries over Lyon star Gomis.

Newly promoted Cardiff have a long-standing ­interest in Gomis, who would cost around ­£12million and shatter the club’s transfer record.

But Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins last week flew out to France to discuss transfer targets , including Gomis.

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