We all got excited at the seemingly imminent transfer of Loic Remy after agreeing a fee of 10 million Euros with his club Marseille. Now that QPR have stepped in and high jacked this deal by simply offering the lad more money, this blatantly shows what type of footballer he is. A mercenary.
Let's be honest we've only just got rid of one blatant mercenary in Demba Ba, to replace him with another one would be damaging long term. We went through transfer speculation hell with our No.19 and I don't want to go through that again with another 'big time charlie'. It's not fun for anyone associated with our football club. Give me a Papiss Cisse type of character every day of the week over a Demba Ba. I am sure we will find a worthy 'replacement' by the end of January. Hopefully someone with character.
Seriously what kind of a footballer would even consider playing for the worst team in the Premier League and absolute shambles of a footballer club in QPR when he has the opportunity to play regularly for Newcastle Utd? What does this say about his character? So he will be earning twice as much money at QPR and will have a release clause in his contract for if they go down. Congratulations Loic, your agent will be happy with you.
Plus there is his record this season with 3 goals in 22 appearances, albeit just the 10 starts, doesn't exactly scream 10 million Euro signing. He is not even a starter for Marseille, never mind star striker. He got 12 goals in 29 games last year, which again, isn't a must buy. Then there is his heart condition which isn't exactly a good thing. The man does not suggest he is guaranteed to inspire a change around in either of the clubs involved seasons. £8.3 million and £80,000 a week. Really? Remy has even been suggested as the number one transfer target to be avoided in some sectors here
Good luck QPR with your latest signing. Harry Redknapp was spot on when he said, "I'm not interested in breaking the clubs bank to bring in players" and "There are players here who are completely overpaid and don't care about the club. They are taking this club for a ride."
He says what he means and means what he says does honest Harry...always a man of his word. Triffic!
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