EPL clubs & Ligue 1 outfit battle for Chelsea outcast

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 17/07/2017

Premier League Champion Chelsea will allow Loic Remy to leave the club on a permanent basis once the Blues bring new striker this transfer summer, according to a report.

He has already missed out on prime target Romelu Lukaku after Manchester United gazumped him to the Belgian’s £75million signing. They have now turned their attentions to Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

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The 30-year-old has been restricted to just 32 Premier League appearances in the three years since joining from Queens Park Rangers in a £10.5m deal.

France international Remy netted twice for Chelsea in their 8-2 win over Fulham behind closed doors on Saturday afternoon and is expected to be part of the Blues' traveling party for their tour of the Far East.

According to Sky Sports News that the club will not stand in his way if he wants to leave, but only after a new striker likely a replacement for unsettled Diego Costa is recruited by boss Antonio Conte.

There is a report Ligue 1 outfit  Marseille and Premier League side Everton and Southampton currently lead the way for Remy, who joined from QPR in 2014 after a proposed move to Liverpool broke down.