After Demba Ba left Newcastle for better money some four days ago and midway through the season, it’s good to hear the news that Loic Remy, Newcastle’s number one target to replace Ba, is willing to come to Newcastle, even though he has been offered bigger wages by QPR.
Loic Remy - keen to join Newcastle?
But the news is that Loic has rejected the advances of QPR manager Harry Redknapp, and the Daily Mirror is reporting today that the Frenchman has set his heart on joining the famous Newcastle United club.
It seems that QPR offered Shaun Wright Philips in a cash plus player deal, but it is not known what the Newcastle offer is to Marseilles, for their top striker.
We have to hope this news is true, and if it is true it would mean that Newcastle have managed to bring in two of their top targets in January in Mathieu Debuchy and Remy, but there are still other players that we could see arrive on Tyneside this month.
This is continuing good news on the transfer front for Newcastle, and there was even news in the French press yesterday that Loic Remy was already on Tyneside discussing terms, although we don’t know if those reports were true.
But we do know that other Premier League and Bundesliga clubs are still interested in the striker, and that Newcastle officials flew to the south of France over the weekend to steal a mach on the competition and negotiate a deal, which is estimated at £10M, and it seems from the news of the last 24 hours that Remy is now set on joining Newcastle.
That seems an excellent choice to us.
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