Loic Remy is now in Newcastle, and will undergo a medical, but it may take a bit longer than other medicals, as Remy was diagnosed with a heart condition in 2010, although that health condition did not stop him moving from Nice to Marseilles for €8M in June of 2010.
Loic Remy – signing to be announced tomorrow
And with the scare of Bolton’s Fabrice Muamba last March at Tottenham, the medical team will want to make sure the condition is such that he can safely continue to play football on Tyneside.
The news coming out of the Newcastle Journal this morning, is that the plan is to announce Loic Remy as a Newcastle player tomorrow, with today set aside for a complete and thorough medical, and the announcement will come as terrific news to Newcastle fans.
With Debuchy already on board, and Yohan Cabaye starting the game on Saturday against Reading, and Steven Taylor likely to be on the bench and Shola Ameobi back from his one match ban, the acquisition of Remy further strengthens the Newcastle squad.
And the squad is now a lot stronger than it’s been over the last couple of months, when we’ve made a very bad habit of losing games.
It’s still not going to be easy to get away from the relegation zone, but if we can pull ourselves together and get some wins under our belts soon, a good run at the end of the season could set Newcastle up well for another tilt at the top six next season.
And we don’t think the spending in January will stop with Remy either, and at least two new players will still be coming in, and more if Fabricio Coloccini gets his wish to return to Argentina this month.
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