The club have seen a bid for the France international accepted by his club, with complications regarding the payment of fees likely to be resolved within the next 48 hours
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Manager Alan Pardew has been publicly pushing to sign Gomis and, despite concerns over player wages, the club have now settled on a fee worth in excess of €10 million (£8.7m).
"We agreed on Newcastle's offer for an €8m transfer plus €2m in bonuses," Aulas revealed to Le Journal du Dimanche. "The club has come to accept the player's salary claims.
"The deal is now subject to an agreement over the agents fees. I understand there's a problem over the amount and the payment of the fees. Hopefully it would be settled within the next 24 or 48 hours."
The arrival of Gomis - who scored 16 goals last season in Ligue 1 - would make him the Magpies' first signing of the summer under new director of football Joe Kinnear.