Arsenal eye £10m move for QPR striker Loic Remy

Arsenal are all set to trigger Loic Remy’s £10 million release clause after Wenger has asked to his former club Marseille a character reference of the France international, reports the Daily Express.

The QPR striker, who spent the last season on-loan at Newcastle United, where he scored 14 goals in 26 appearances in all competitions.

It is understood the 27-year-old is keen to move to the Emirates this summer to play in the Champions League and has already made it clear that he does not want to continue with both Queens Park Rangers and Newcastle.

The Frenchman has been strongly linked with Gunners for some time and it now looks that the Gunners manager Arsene Wenger wanted to get some information on the QPR man player’s personality and behaviour before securing his services.

It’s understood Wenger top priority is to bring a top quality striker to his squad, who can help Olivier Giroud in the attacking department.

Meanwhile, The Magpies are considering of making Remy’s deal permanent following his impressive season at St. James Park, but the report suggested that Pardew is looking for a replacement with striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga from Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin.