Swansea City: Bafetimbi Gomis happy to stay at Liberty Stadium

Bafetimbi Gomis, Swansea City
Bafetimbi Gomis has won 12 caps for France

Swansea City striker Bafetimbi Gomis says he will probably stay at the Premier League club next season.

Gomis initially struggled to find the net since moving to the Liberty Stadium from Lyon in June 2014 and was linked with a move away from the Welsh club.

The 29-year-old has since scored three goals in his last two matches, including two in the 3-1 win over Hull and says he is happy at Swansea.

"I see myself here next season," Gomis told French sports magazine L'Equipe.

The French forward has scored just five goals in 28 Premier League appearances for the Swans.

In January, Gomis said he was unhappy about his lack of starts, with Wilfried Bony, now sold to Manchester City, preferred up front.

A few months on Gomis has had more game time and says he is happier.

"I'm very happy here at Swansea," he said.

"It's true that I went through a rough patch, but I learned from it.

"It took time to adapt but mentally it was a good experience.

"I'm now very well in Swansea and in my mind I'll be here next season."

Swansea are currently eighth in the Premier League with seven games to go and are unlikely to qualify for Europe.

Gomis, who has played in the Champions League for Lyon, is not concerned.

"When I arrived, adapting to life here was difficult. At the beginning I lived in a hotel for five months," he said.

"It's also difficult to adapt to a new environment... I want to start next season without moving from one place to another.

"I want to prepare myself in good conditions and go into it in a calm state of mind.

"I don't regret it [moving to Swansea] at all.

"At Swansea there is a culture and philosophy that I like... that's part of the reason I signed.

"I know I haven't made a mistake. I see myself here next year although it's difficult to make plans in football."

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