Rangers will give player permission for Arsenal
Queens Park Rangers are now willing to let go of Loic Remy if he is bound for Arsenal.
The French striker only moved to London during the January transfer window, but even he could not help salvage his side from suffering relegation as Rangers now prepare for life in the Championship.
And with the club in the midst of a financial crisis which includes an £89 million debt, several of QPR’s prized assets who are earning high wages will not be denied a move away from the club.
One player certain to attract a move elsewhere is Loic Remy who has managed to net five goals in his short spell with Rangers, becoming the club’s joint top scorer this season along with Bobby Zamora and Adel Taarabt.
Indeed, Arsenal have been keeping tabs on Remy ever since his loan spell at Lens during his days as a youngster in France and after losing the battle to secure his services when the former Lyon boy joined Marseille in 2010, the Gunners are now ready to pounce on a second chance to sign the France international.
Incoming reports are now suggesting that QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has listed Remy amongst players who are available for sale this summer and the striker will come cheap for any suitors considering the relegation clause of just £6 million he has on his contract.
Remy is deemed to be a fan of the Gunners, but Arsenal, who sent out chief scout Steve Rowley to study the 6’1 forward in action a week before he featured against Wenger’s men last Saturday, may have to convince Remy into taking a pay-cut from the current £75,000-a-week deal he pockets at Loftus Road.