Marseilles want around £11M for their wantaway striker 25 year-old Loic Remy, and he will move in January, but Newcastle are only one of the clubs interested in signing the striker, and there are some big clubs also interested in the 17 times capped French International, and they can offer him European football next season too.
Loic Remy – some big clubs after him
Unless Newcastle win the FA Cup or the Europa League there seems little chance we will have European football next season, unless we can have a fantastic second half of the season, to make it up for only 20 points from our first 19 games, which is 2 points short of what we had in our relegation season, and 10 points short of what we had last season at this time.
Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United and Schalke 04 are all said to be interested in signing the French striker, and all except West Ham should be able to offer the striker European football next season, which he would prefer.
One advantage Newcastle may have is that he is good friends with Yohan Cabaye, and Yohan has painted a great picture of what it’s like to live in Newcastle and play in front of 50,000 crowds at St. James’ Park every home game, and of course Newcastle also have a big contingent of French players in their ranks.
Chelsea may be the club to watch here, because they have finally agreed to Daniel Sturridge join Liverpool next month, so they are in need of another top striker.
Some bad news yesterday for Newcastle was that Remy wants to consider all his options next month, and will not sign for any club early in the transfer window, and the Magpies were hoping to get their targets through the door early next month, but that may not be possible.
It seems that Newcastle are looking to bring in two defenders and a striker, and we have to hope some players come through the door before February, otherwise we will continue to struggle when our top players are injured or suspended.
Juts like we have this season – so far.
What do you think?
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