Transfer news: Lyon's Bafetimbi Gomis says he won't be forced to join Swansea

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Bafetimbi Gomis has insisted he is only prepared to leave Lyon for a club that matches his ambitions, and will not be forced to join Swansea City.

Gomis added: "Two years ago I wanted to stay and they wanted to sell me to Rubin Kazan. If I have just one year remaining on my contract it is not only my fault. "They proposed an extension, but I told the chairman we would take stock at the end of the season and if a club could attract me I would leave. Otherwise we would talk about an extension. Then in December, he told the press he was in talks with Liverpool or Chelsea, but I wanted to finish the season at Lyon. "If I can't find a club that could offer me the guarantees I am expecting, which has the ambition I am looking for, I will stay. I will be ready to help the team. "I will work to be ready to help if they call me. However, nobody will force me to go where I don't want to go, that is for sure. I am still at Lyon, and I am far from having already left." Gomis admits it is frustrating to have been sidelined and has urged club president Jean-Michel Aulas to let him back into training. He explained: "I told Jean-Michel Aulas it was not the best solution to ban me because if I don't find any club, I will return to the team in the end."

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