Anorak News | Transfer Balls: Loic Remy Has Left QPR to Join Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal. Now Read On…

Transfer Balls: Loic Remy Has Left QPR to Join Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal. Now Read On…

by | 31st, August 2014

TRANSFER Balls: Loic Remy has left QPR to join Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal. Now read on…

The Daily Express has news:

According to West London Sport, 27-year-old Remy rejected a new contract at QPR on Friday and will undergo a medical at Chelsea tomorrow. But those plans could change as Arsenal put their hat in the ring, with Wenger likely to descend into a bidding war with Mourinho for Remy’s services.

No need for any war. The Mail says Loic Remy has joined Chelsea for £8m. The paper announced:

Loic Remy has completed a move to Chelsea from QPR


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And then the Mail says nothing is agreed:

Chelsea are close to agreeing terms with Remy after meeting the Frenchman’s £8m release clause – but on Saturday night Arsenal contacted QPR to confirm that they too would pay £8m and will now attempt to persuade the player to join them.

Arsene Wenger will have a natural advantage as a compatriot of the player and Remy, 27, has spent much of the summer holding out for a move to The Emirates and was pictured at games there at the end of last season.

Although, the Express said Remy was “dreaming” of Chelsea.


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And, then, Remy was once upon a time on his way to Liverpool. But he failed to medical. The Indy looks back:

The Independent on Sunday understands that Liverpool consulted several eminent cardiologists before pulling out of the deal.

That again raises a big question. During Rémy’s transfer from Nice to Marseille in 2010, Marseille announced that MRI scans had discovered “an anomaly” on the wall of his heart. Yet following consultations with a panel of five leading specialists in the field, Marseille, unlike Liverpool, went through with the transfer.

The 27-year-old Rémy has since been the subject of two moves, passing medicals at QPR and Newcastle. He was also approved to play at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil following a compulsory Fifa health inspection.

QPR manager Harry Redknapp say Remy has gone to Chelsea

“I’m not criticising him. He’s gone to Chelsea, Champions League and whatever … it’s a fantastic opportunity for the boy and it’s difficult to turn down.”

Of  course, Remy already agreed to join Arsenal:


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Such are the facts…


Posted: 31st, August 2014 | In: Arsenal, Chelsea, Sports Comment | TrackBack | Permalink