Loic Remy to Liverpool: Striker undergoes medical in Boston ahead of £8.5m move
The Queens Park Rangers forward is set to become Liverpool's fifth signing
Wednesday 23 July 2014
Loic Remy underwent his Liverpool medical on Tuesday ahead of his £8.5m move from Queens Park Rangers to Anfield.
The forward flew to Boston to complete the tests, while Liverpool are taking part in their pre-season training at Harvard University.
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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers and his team have already finalised personal terms and do not expect there to be any problems with the medical meaning Remy should be unveiled as a Red within the next 36 hours.
When the deal is confirmed, Remy will become Liverpool’s fifth summer signing as the club look to bolster their squad ahead of the new season.
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The 27-year-old scored 14 goals in 26 Premier League games on-loan for Newcastle last season and has five goals in 24 caps for France.
Remy’s move is the first of three deals expected to be made by Liverpool in the coming days.
With Luis Suarez being sold to Barcelona and the added workload of Champions League football next season, the Reds are in need of reinforcements and Dejan Lovren and Divock Origi are on the verge of joining Remy at Anfield.
Rodgers has been busy this summer already after securing Adam Lallana, Lazar Markovic, Emre Can and Rickie Lambert.
With Remy included to the four previous signings this transfer window, Liverpool have already spent around £65m and are likely to add to that sum soon.
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