Arsenal target: 'One day I will be part of a European top-five club'

Loic Remy

Newcastle striker Loic Remy has talked up his chances of a future move to a top club.

The Newcastle United forward, who is on loan from QPR and has scored 13 Premier League goals this term, has recently been linked with a move to the Gunners at the end of the season.

And the 27-year-old has fuelled speculation about his future by hinting that he wants to play for a "European top-five club" at some point in his career.

"One day I will be part of a European top-five club or a very big club. I know what I can do," Remy told France Football.

"I can still be much better, I have a huge margin to go on improving.

"I have 13 goals in the Premier League so far, but I could have scored more. I am never satisfied with what I have got. I could have scored 15 or 16.

"I missed three matches due to suspension and two or three others due to injury. My objective is to score 17 or 18 goals in the Premier League this term."

If Remy is so confident in his abilities, then, why not make that club Arsenal?

StrikerGoalsAssistsSuccessful DribblesAerial Duels WonAppsMins
Loïc Remy 13 2 25 36 23 1,873
Olivier Giroud 12 7 16 112 26 2,244

As Opta data shows, Remy compares well with Arsene Wenger's current first-choice striker when it comes to his Premier League form.

Both Frenchmen have had a good season statistically speaking, though Remy has more goals than Olivier Giroud in less appearances, while also faring better with the ball at his feet than the Arsenal man.

Giroud, meanwhile, has five more assists than the 27-year-old, while he has won close to four times as many aerial duels.

Together, though, what a strike-force they might be.

Should Arsenal move for Remy at the end of the season?

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