Marseille President Confirms Remy Transfer Deal

Loic_Remy_01Today, Vincent Labrune, President of OM, told RMC Sport  that Newcastle and Marseille had agreed to transfer Loic Remy. The French striker now needs to agree personal terms.


“We have an agreement in principle with Newcastle, it is true, said Labrune. We have therefore given permission for Loïc  to discuss personal terms with them”. 

Earlier ‘Le 10 Sport‘ reported that they’d been in touch with Marseille and so could reveal the following

Olympique de Marseille and Newcastle have indeed agreed a transfer for Loic Remy with the Magpies. According to le 10 sport, the agreement, which took place during the night, would be worth around 12 million euros. This transfer seems well under way. At the time of this writing, the two clubs are still expecting the definitive ‘yes’ from Loïc Rémy – the only thing stopping the French striker getting on the plane to join the Magpies.

Thanks to Pierre once again for all of the invaluable translation.

Finally, Remy’s teammate Joey Barton also put his oar in on Twitter;

Good luck to Loic in Newcastle, don’t worry I’ve told him what to expect. Great guy, perfect club for him’.

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