There are very few Arsenal fans that were not calling for Arsene Wenger to buy another striker as soon as the transfer window opened, and many of us thought that a cut-price deal for the QPR hitman Loic Remy was on the cards after seeing him perform admirably for Newcastle last season.
Now that Giroud has been ruled out for three months, the acquisition of a quality striker that could slot straight into the team is now an imperative, but Remy is STILL waiting for a new club with just three days left to finalise a deal. Even the French manager Didier Deschamps has implored Remy to move to a bigger club.
He said in the Mirror: “With regards to Remy, his situation isn’t completely sorted out yet. The deadline for the transfer window is Monday at midnight.
“It’s down to the players to make their decision in terms of a career plan. But the more players I have at my disposal who are playing for big French clubs or European clubs the better, because they experience the reality of what the highest level is all about on a daily basis.
“As a coach, it’s important for me that my players experience that every day.”
Remy is used to the pace of the Premier League, and is a proven goalscorer at the highest level. Who thinks Wenger should bring him in for the quoted £8.5million buy-out clause?
Surely it’s a no-brainer!