Sunday, 31st August, 2014

Chelsea have officially completed the signing of striker Loic Remy from QPR, beating Arsenal to the Frenchman's signature.

Jose Mourinho's men met a release clause in Remy's contract and moved quickly to take him to Stamford Bridge, withholding a late push from Arsenal to grab the former Marseille man.

Chelsea announced: "Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce the signing of Loic Remy from Queens Park Rangers."

The Blues confirmed that Remy has put pen to paper on a four-year contract at the club.


And Remy has been quick to express his delight at the news, telling the club's site: "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 arrives at Chelsea to replace Fernando Torres, who has joined AC Milan on a two-year loan contract.

Remy scored 14 goals in the Premier League last term.


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