Villa, Everton target Gouffran set to ink new Bordeaux deal

Aston Villa and Everton face frustration in their pursuit of Bordeaux striker Yoann Gouffran.

Aston Villa and Everton face frustration in their pursuit of Bordeaux striker Yoann Gouffran.

The 26 year-old was emerging as a top pre-contract target for both Premier League clubs ahead of the New Year.

But Le Parisien says Gouffran is now ready to sign a new, one-year deal with Bordeaux. The striker feels he owes the club after they stood by him in 2010 as he recovered from knee injury.

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