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Newcastle Get Ready To Make Big Move To Sign Loic Remy

The Mail is reporting that Newcastle have held a meeting today to plan for how they can get Loic Remy on loan from Chelsea this month – since Loic seems our last good option to sign a proven Premier League striker in this transfer window – a player we desperately need.

Newcastle have reportedly discussed a plan of how to get Remy to Newcastle by next Monday, but they may be disappointed with news that Chelsea would prefer to allow on-loan striker Radamel Falcao leave the club rather than allow Remy to leave.

loic remy at west ham

Loic Remy – while on loan at Newcastle

Loic Remy has looked a better player than Falcao this season and certainly his wages are a lot less – so it’s not too surprising if Chelsea take that stance.

Loic had a very good loan season with us two years ago in the 2013-2014 season – when he scored 14 goals in 26 Premier League games and he could hit the ground running on Tyneside – so to speak.

Chelsea are in the process of signing Alexandre Pato from Corinthians on loan for the rest of the season and he is currently reported to be undergoing a medical at the London club.

Pato arrived in England yesterday  although Chelsea have made no comment on the Pato situation at all.

Singing Pato should help Chelsea allow a least one striker to leave this month – so let’s hope Loic is made available and that Newcatsle can sign him.

That would go a very long way to securing our safety in the Premier League this season.

Comments welcome.

142 comments so far

  • VanToonMan

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:01 PM

    Comment #121

    But Rhodes and Mitro up top would be a distinct lack of pace – and who would be benched for that relatively slow partnership?

    Also would anyone else have preferred Banega over Saivet – I mean it’s early to tell but Saivet looks a bit lightweight

  • expatmag

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:03 PM

    Comment #122

    Touchy TUFF

    Cmon……admit it all…….we have known each other long enough now……..you still got that 1973 cup final sunderland echo team photo poster on your bedroom wall, havent you? Did C let you frame it after all these years and hang it up on the chimney breast wall next to your autographed photo of Lena Zavaroni?

  • chinleymag

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:04 PM

    Comment #123

    Why have we waited until the last minute(if the Daily Mail report is true) to geta striker in when it has been obvious to all but the powers that be that thats what we need.What kind of meeting do you need to pick up the phone then discuss an offer with club and player. The management team admin team are really not fit for purpose and with them in charge we are deservedly bound for the Championship. Ive no time for Ashley but really he should rid all of these failures.Like Ed I worked for years in a target orientated enviroment and if you didnt hit the numbers you were out.Same should happen to the whole management team at SJP

  • Blackley and Brownlie

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:05 PM

    Comment #124

    Denis Law interviewed yesterday.

    Q: Would your utd team beat the current one?

    A: Yeah 1 – 0 I think

    Q: 1-0! Why do close?

    A: Well most of us are in our 70s now.

  • expatmag

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:05 PM

    Comment #125


    Hmmmmm…….more denials……but I have photographic evidence……..aaah aaah

  • Jib

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:12 PM

    Comment #126

    Did you know Lena Zvaroni died in 1999 aged only 35 ?
    Her story is very similar to Karen Carpenter she suffered from anorexia and was less than 5 stone when she died.

  • expatmag

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:15 PM

    Comment #127


    Nope mate. Didnt know that. I bet TUFF went to her funeral though. Huge fan, he was.

  • SUFCsunderland

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:15 PM

    Comment #128

    Nobody wants to join your crap club in a crap city full of fat women on the dole

  • martoon

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:16 PM

    Comment #129

    Bobby & B&B I like Armstrong too but I seem to remember he’s injured at the moment.

  • Toon Tang

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:17 PM

    Comment #130

    How big is this move we’re going to be making? And when does the big move commence? Im frothing at the teats in anticipation.

  • expatmag

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:19 PM

    Comment #131


    Heard your fair city was knicknamed Monsters Inc.

  • beermonkey

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:20 PM

    Comment #132


    I see what your saying I think he better off out onloan
    just cant see McLaren giving him game time

  • SUFCsunderland

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:29 PM

    Comment #133

    Must be depressing forever being in the shadow of SUFC

  • welshgeordie9

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:32 PM

    Comment #134

    Please please come on here next season when your team goes down.

  • Charlietoon

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:36 PM

    Comment #135

    It baffles me that we still have not signed a CB or a CF

  • jane

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:38 PM

    Comment #136

    when Newcastle had 7 points from 11 games I posted that if they won, drew and lost every 3 remaining games they would get 43 points. since then they have played 12 games so therefore would have needed to have gained 16 points from them to be on target for 43 points however they gained 14 points so are a little below Jane’s target. 🙂

  • SUFCsunderland

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:40 PM

    Comment #137

    I’ll be on here the day Newcastle gets religated

  • jane

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:44 PM

    Comment #138

    you will have to have a long life

  • croftus5678

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    Comment #139

    @137 sufc

    if a red house is made out of red bricks.
    and a grey house is made out of grey bricks.
    what is a green house made out of ?

  • SUFCsunderland

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    Comment #140

    I have £50 on Newcastle going down. It’s obvious. And after its 7 in a row against mighty Sunderland you will be demoralised further

  • ilovetoon8788

    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:56 PM

    Comment #141

    If we don’t sign a defender we will be relegated. Why are we spending so much but never on the defence? No left back still.

  • peter

    Jan 29, 2016 at 8:01 AM

    Comment #142

    What about Tiote for Demba Ba. I know he’s 30 and on a three year deal in Shanghai but even a swap loan deal for the rest of the season has got to make some sense…


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