[Photos] Loic Remy Poses With Chelsea Shirt After Completing £10.5m Move

By on August 31, 2014

The summer transfer window is now reaching its climax and managers are working hard to make some last minute additions to their squad, so we’ll bring you all the latest news and gossip. Today, Arsenal target Loic Remy signs for Chelsea.

Chelsea have confirmed the signing of Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy after activating the French international’s £10.5m buy-out clause.

News broke on Friday night that Chelsea had agreed to pay the required fee, believed to be £10.5m, and Remy was withdrawn from QPR’s squad to face Sunderland on Saturday as he headed for Stamford Bridge to undergo a medical and discuss personal terms.

Reports then emerged on Saturday night that Arsenal had made a late move to try and hijack Chelsea’s bid, but the Gunners withdrew their interest on Sunday paving the way for the 27-year-old to complete his move to the Blues.

Jose Mourinho swooped for Remy after allowing Fernando Torres to join AC Milan on loan, and the club announced on Chelseafc.com this afternoon that the former Marseille hitman has signed a four year deal.

After sealing the move, Remy told the clubs website:

‘I feel very happy and very proud. When I heard Chelsea wanted to sign me I said “let’s go” straight away because they are one of the best clubs in the world. I remember the amazing atmosphere at Stamford Bridge when I played there for Marseille and I can’t wait to play for the first time in front of my new fans.’

Remy will now provide competition to Diego Costa and Didier Drogba, and he’ll also give Mourinho plenty of options in attack as he’s capable of playing out wide as well as through the middle.

Here are some more photos of Remy after completing his move to Chelsea:

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  1. Idealist

    August 31, 2014 at 6:16 pm

    Going through another tough and sorrow season…thanks Wenger.

  2. sodeeq

    August 31, 2014 at 6:22 pm

    Am verry happy 2u dis player @ blue and i kwn it wll gud 4us lyk costa…..welcom @loic

  3. bob

    August 31, 2014 at 6:30 pm

    if its not for the money i dont know why remy has gone there,all you need to do is look at Ba,he did the same and rarley got of the bench and when he did he scored and did he start next game NO,i can just think remy has no ambition?

  4. nasir abubakar

    August 31, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    Dat a cool deal welcom @remy

  5. nasir abubakar

    August 31, 2014 at 11:46 pm

    Cool deal welcom @remy

  6. Emmanuel Owuor Ouma

    September 1, 2014 at 12:12 am

    Welcome Remy as you join the golden blue boys

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