Newcastle United agree Loic Remy fee with Marseille
Newcastle United agree Loic Remy fee with Marseille By Ben Smith BBC Sport Newcastle are confident of completing the signing of France striker Loic Remy in the next 48 hours after agreeing an £8m fee with his club Marseille. The 26-year-old will now travel to Tyneside for talks and a medical. Newcastle are hopeful of completing the deal by the middle of the week. Magpies manager Alan Pardew quickly identified Remy as the man to replace the departed Demba Ba but agreeing a fee has been complicated by interest from a number of other clubs. QPR manager Harry Redknapp attempted to persuade Marseille to sell Remy to him, only for the player to reject the move. Newcastle, however, are now confident they have got their man. More to follow.
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