Swansea City rejected bid from West Ham for Bafetimbi Gomis

According to Sky Sports, West Ham United have seen a £7M bid rejected by Swansea City for striker Bafetimbi Gomis.

The City front man has been unsettled this month, blaming the club over false promises made to him, while hinting at an exit, but Swansea have no desire to sell the talented striker, with Wilfried Bony having recently joined Manchester City.

West Ham have long been keen on Gomis, as were Newcastle previously, but City manager Garry Monk will not let him leave. West Ham are the only side to make their interest official, but it’s unlikely they will continue their pursuit on deadline day after having a large offer immediately turned down. Manager Sam Allardyce has three strikers at West Ham already, so it’s unlikely they will push hard for another.

Gomis is now being afforded a run in attack for Swansea, after having to bide his time while Bony was still at the club, so it’s questionable why he would want to leave now and join a side with competition in attack. Monk is certainly hoping to get the best from him until the end of the campaign, as the Welsh club are low on options.

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