Newcastle United are hoping that Queens Park Rangers’ financial problems will aid them in completing a permanent deal for Loic Remy, according to the Mirror.
The France international has been a hit on Tyneside since moving up north of loan earlier in the season with thirteen league goals – a record only bettered by Sergio Aguero of Manchester City and Liverpool duo Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez.
The North East club may face competition for his services from Arsenal when the transfer window reopens, though they are hopeful that, because of QPR’s money woes, they will be able to strike a deal before other clubs get involved.
The Hoops spent big trying to stay in the top flight, and have done again attempting to gain promotion, something which they are struggling to achieve.
Harry Redknapp’s men won for the first time in six games at the weekend, but remain nine points shy of Burnley who currently occupy the second automatic promotion place.