Football: Arsenal interested in Rémy tonic
Arsenal have joined the race to sign Loïc Rémy from Marseilles in a deal that could cost them £10m. Arsène Wenger has identified the 26-year-old striker, right, as the forward his side needs to add quality and goals to their attempt to catch Tottenham and Chelsea in the race for a top four Premier League finish.
Sources in France last night insisted the move from Arsenal could be the one to land the 26-year-old France international.
Rémy, who has spoken of his admiration for Thierry Henry and Arsenal, has already drawn interest from QPR, Newcastle and Schalke 04 during the transfer window.
Harry Redknapp flew to France at the weekend but even armed with a deal worth potentially £4m-a-year, could not convince the striker on moving to the league's basement club.
Rémy has not ruled out the possibility of staying with Marseilles for the rest of the season but the interest from Arsenal is sure to have turned his head. He joined Marseilles for £14m in 2010 from Nice. Wenger is also keen on Anderlecht holding midfielder Lucas Biglia.
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