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Bafétimbi Gomis questions Marseille decision not to buy him over Kostas Mitroglou in 2017

Speaking in an interview with Var Matin, French international and Al-Hilal striker Bafétimbi Gomis admitted his bemusement at the fact that Ligue 1 side Marseille opted not to sign him permanently from Swansea after a loan spell in 2017, opting instead to pay six times more for Greek international Kostas Mitroglou.

“I did not understand it. Galatasaray bought me for €2.5m. Without making any comparisons with him (Mitroglou), they bought an attacker for €15m with a salary that must have been similar to mine. It was more reasonable to favour me in this instance as a target.”

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