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Is This A Sighting Of Loic Remy In Newcastle?

9:22 am, Sunday, August 4th, 2013 by Ed Harrison · 36 Comments

There was that rather famous photograph of Ben Arfa published in August of 2010, when he seemed to be at Newcastle Airport,  as he tried to force a move to Newcastle from Marseilles, and it all turned out to be true.

loic remy at Newcastle

This is Loic Remy – but is this also Newcastle?

Well we have another similar photograph – this time of Loic Remy – which was sent out by a Newcastle fan on his Twitter account – and Steven Douglas has sent it to the blog.

We delayed putting the Ben Arfa picture out until almost everybody else had published it, because we didn’t know if it was authentic, but we’ll put out this photo of Loic Remy - and we hope it’s authentic and that he’s in Newcastle, but it’s hard to tell where he is from the photo.

Newcastle need a breakthrough in the transfer market very quickly – hopefully today.

Maybe it will be Remy?

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Tags: Loic Remy · Transfer News and Rumours · Transfer Target





36 responses so far ↓

  • 1 toonaids // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:25 AM

    Get outta here, that’s Will.i.am man!

  • 2 IITianToon // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:26 AM

    He looks a geek in this pic!

  • 3 valle // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:26 AM

    You should make your articles independent of the blog itself Ed… Some times its impossible to get a discussion goin because the thread is made obsolete so fast… Anyway, I have no idea about that pic, but something tells me its a hoax. Why would they cut all the background from the picture? Clearly to disguise where it was taken.

  • 4 jazzyp // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:27 AM

    Well blow me down and shove my dick through a combine harvester. Theres me saying Remy aint coming and this pops up .
    Then again could be anywhere, So will hold my judgement till the black and white shirts over his head.

  • 5 WWYCD // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:27 AM

    Could be from anywhere but when a user called Secret Sausage tells u there are players arriving ud be a fool not to listen…

    Here’s hoping though

  • 6 SeanNufc87 // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:28 AM

    Loving the gegs Remy! Will look fantastic in black n white, will look like a Geordie ‘where’s wally?’

  • 7 colwell // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:29 AM

    That pic was on twitter yesterday, apparently it was in a shopping Center in London. To prove he wasn’t in Newcastle.

  • 8 jazzyp // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:30 AM

    Seannufc
    I hope your right mate re Remy.But I just have no faith in the hierarchy we have in place at NUFC.

  • 9 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:31 AM

    OMFG OMG OMG OMG OMG
    This must be true
    Ahhhhhhhhhhh

    Lol here’s hoping though!

  • 10 sparky55 // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:32 AM

    REPOST DUE TO ED’s PENCHANT FOR CHANGING THREADS EVERY TWO MINUTES IN THE MORNING

    With Pardew’s vision for a top 17 finish I’m sure we’ve captured the imagination of every leading european footballer looking for a move this summer so all we have to do to ‘get them over the line’ is send in JFK to convince the selling club to let them go at half their market value and then drug the player and get them to sign a contract on average money.

    Who was it said signing average french players was difficult?

  • 11 jazzyp // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:32 AM

    Colwell
    Do you know how many hearts you have just broken with that statement !!Shame on you sir lol

  • 12 JaxtheMag // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:32 AM

    the bars in the toon will be full of blokes wearing them on match days

  • 13 SeanNufc87 // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:32 AM

    Jazzy p

    That’s slander sir! We have by all rights the BEST Dof the world has known!

  • 14 toonarmydownsouth // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:33 AM

    Colwell
    Don’t think the pic means anything mate, could be anywhere any time
    Nothing to prove he’s in Newcastle and I doubt he’d be allowed to be out and about shopping during a QPR match whilst he’s still contracted to the club

  • 15 Indian Magpie // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:38 AM

    Happy friendship day to all of you!

  • 16 colwell // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:39 AM

    jazzyp

    lol I couldn’t be the only one, its only fair every one shares the pain around.

    TADS

    Exactly, could have been any where at anytime.

  • 17 SeanNufc87 // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:40 AM

    Tbh, I have more faith in the Remy deal than any others. With floppy chop kernt bag saying he’s going on loan, not in the squad, we have confirmed interest n he was happy to come to us in January it all just seems to point to one conclusion.

    I’m sure if said this before, maybe occams razor doesn’t apply to Newcastle United?

  • 18 scout // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:46 AM

    Deffo Newcastle airport look close at the background there’s a lad in a pushchair with a greggs sausage roll hanging out of his north and south

  • 19 Beattie25 // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:49 AM

    How confident are people with the Remy deal?

    Seannufc seems to be pretty positive about it where I myself think this is the least likely transfer we’ve been linked with in the past 5 years. I just don’t see Remy coming.

    Anyway a penny for your thoughts.

  • 20 Ben3arfa // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:49 AM

    Get French Football ?@GFN_France

    Jean Michel Aulas has admitted the transfer of Bafetimbi Gomis to Newcastle ‘could still go wrong.’ #OL #NUFC

    OH FFFFS

  • 21 Sir Braveheart // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:51 AM

    Im guessing its fake which is a shame, but doesnt mean he’s not coming.

    Remys going somewhere. If Bale goes to Madrid Spurs will look for a top tier 25m plus striker to replace those goals. Remy doesnt fit their bill. We’re in a good position. Remy for 2m, option to buy for 6m in January/end of year.

  • 22 SeanNufc87 // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:55 AM

    Beattie

    Tbf your not known for your optimism :p

    Perhaps I’m too positive but like I say, nobody else has a confirmed interest in him as far as I’m aware.

  • 23 croftus5678 // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:56 AM

    when goms sign’s he is desperatly needed so i wont priase the club.

    if gomis and remy sign then it will improve is on avg if not a tiny bit more then some other teams in our league

    but if ince sign’s i’ll bow to theallmighty as that lad is surely the missing piece in the puzzle and could push us into a new class.

  • 24 Indian Magpie // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:57 AM

    Get French Football ?@GFN_France 1m
    J-M Aulas: ‘Either way, the deal won’t be done for another 8 days probably.’ #Gomis #OL #NUFC

  • 25 Rotonda heights // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:57 AM

    watched get carter last night for the 100th time and wouldn’t you just know it the top villain in it was called Kinnear !!

  • 26 Beattie25 // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:59 AM

    8 fricking days.

    8 DAYS!!!!

    I guarantee Gomis is waiting for Marsaille to come in with a bid, much like I believe Remy is waiting to see who bids for him too.

  • 27 jeff // Aug 4, 2013 at 9:59 AM

    Which 1 is remy

  • 28 colwell // Aug 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM

    J M Aulas – This guy is a Penis, constantly talking shite and contradicting himself. One minute its the deal will be complete this weekend now its 8 days???

  • 29 toon kk // Aug 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM

    As much as I’d like the Remy deal to go through having him on loan would be great but there’s one stumbling block MA doesn’t want to pay any costs that maybe involved so it probably won’t go ahead.

  • 30 Sir Braveheart // Aug 4, 2013 at 10:01 AM

    We wont get Ince. He didnt want to move for family reasons a month ago, why would that change now?

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  • 32 scout // Aug 4, 2013 at 10:03 AM

    Post 25
    Cyril Kinnear
    Joes brother

  • 33 Jail for Ashley // Aug 4, 2013 at 10:06 AM

    I wouldn’t say that we won’t sign Remy but I can’t see us signing both, I don’t know how they would fit all three in the same team and as I have said many times we know from experience Mikey won’t have 3M + stikers warming the bench.

  • 34 scout // Aug 4, 2013 at 10:07 AM

    Did you see the man at the bar in get carter with extra fingers

  • 35 musomag // Aug 4, 2013 at 10:45 AM

    Looks like Bo Selecta

  • 36 NufcPaz // Aug 4, 2013 at 2:12 PM

    Remy’s coming to NUFC, what’s not to like about us? We have a french squad (mostly) We’re playing in the Premier League (Unlike QPR) get Remy in ere’ !




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