Remy couldn’t resist Chelsea
Loic Remy was prepared to stay at Queens Park
Rangers but did not hesitate to join Chelsea once
the opportunity arose.
The France international completed a move to
Chelsea before the transfer window closed after a
deal with Liverpool collapsed earlier in the
summer, Sky Sports reports.
Remy, who joined QPR in January 2013 from
Marseille before spending last season on loan at
Newcastle United, is aware he will not be first-
choice striker at Stamford Bridge.
However, the 27-year-old is relishing the chance
to play for the early Premier League leaders and
he believes his move to Chelsea is the perfect
riposte to his critics.
“Being at Chelsea is the perfect response to my
critics,” Remy is quoted as saying in The People.
“Many thought I’d fall into obscurity by joining
QPR, but look at me now.
“I always try to make the best decisions for my
career. I’ve come a long way from all my
problems and that is not down to luck but hard
“My strength is that I know where I want to go
and make the effort to get there.
“When the chance comes up to join a club like
Chelsea you can’t say no. The deal was done late
in the evening. I was prepared to stay at QPR but I
didn’t hesitate for a second when Chelsea came
“I know I won’t start out as first-choice striker at
Chelsea, but nothing is set in stone. I have my
“I didn’t sign for them in order to sit on the bench.
I will try to improve as much as I can alongside
their great players, and the rest will happen
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