Bayern Munich thought to be interested in Loic Remy but is he good enough?

Loic Remy

Loic Remy will have many admirers this summer following a great year with Newcastle United.

Loic Remy will be a wanted man this summer backing up his performances last season for Queens Park Rangers with some promising displays for Newcastle United this season. He has stood out more so than he would at other clubs due to the average showings from his teammates at St James' Park.

Without Remy in the side, Newcastle have struggled and the Frenchman has scored one third of The Magpies goals in the Premier League. Newcastle's form has tailed off to say the least in the second half of the season and it is unlikely he will be at the club next season.

  AppsMinsGoal AssistGoalsShotsShots on Target
Loïc Remy 25 2,013 2 13 85 31

Bayern Munich are the latest club to be linked with the former Marseille striker but is he the right sort of player for Pep Guardiola's side? Remy is a very pacey striker but doesn't quite strike me as a player capable of walking into a side containing Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery and Thomas Muller.

Robert Lewandowski is already on his way to the Allianz Arena in the summer, and it seems as if they want to keep Mario Mandzukic as well. Would Remy be able to displace either of those strikers? The Mirror believes that Bayern will beat a host of Premier League clubs to sign Remy for £15 million. Although he has impressed in the Premier League this year, this report comes out of the blue, with Arsenal seeming like a more obvious destination.

It depends how much Remy values first-team football, because he is a lot more likely to get that in the Premier League than for Bayern Munich. However with the German champions comes a lot more glamour and a decent wage plus the chance to play under one of the great modern managers.

42% of his shots on target have found the back of the net, and he does have a lethal shot on him. His pace would be a huge asset for Bayern allowing him to get behind defences and be on the end of through balls via some of the world's best passer of the ball.

Although it may seem like an unorthodox signing by Bayern it could allow them to resort to plan B when plan A is not working. Something Guardiola was unable to do in the recent games against Real Madrid.

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