Last Updated: Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:03
Chelsea may have to look elsewhere in their search for a new striker after Bafetimbi Gomis said he is staying with Lyon.
Interim boss Rafa Benitez may have landed Demba Ba this window but he is still on the look-out for another striker and Gomis is said to be on his wanted list.
Chelsea are reported to have already missed out on Celta Vigo star Iago Aspas and the same could now apply to Gomis, who is keen to stay at Lyon until the end of the season.
Newcastle and Liverpool have also been linked but Lyon's president Jean-Michel Aulas says the player has turned down the chance to move on.
"We had offers for Gomis, but he refused," he told BeIn Sport.
Gomis himself has also insisted he is happy at Lyon and reiterated his desire to at least see the season out, although he knows that could change quickly if Lyon decide to sell.
"I want to finish the season here but the club also has their say, let's wait and see. Until the window closes there will be speculation," he told Sky Sports.
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