Loic Remy: I was prepared to stay at QPR

Loic Remy

The newly signed Chelsea striker says joining Queens Park Rangers was one of the best decisions of his career.

Loic Remy has spoken fondly of his former club QPR - after leaving the west London side for Chelsea late in the transfer window.

The 27-year-old's future with the Rs was in doubt all summer, although it looked as though Remy could stay with Harry Redknapp's side after proposed moves elsewhere fell through.

And, though the Frenchman ended up moving to the Blues, Remy says he was prepared to stay at QPR, a club he does not regret joining one single bit.

“Many thought I’d fall into obscurity by joining QPR but look at me now," he is quoted as saying by the People.

“I always try to make the best decisions for my career. I’ve come a long way from all my problems and that is not down to luck but hard work.

“My strength is that I know where I want to go and make the effort to get there. I was prepared to stay at QPR but I didn’t hesitate for a second when Chelsea came along."

However, the Frenchman admits he does not know why his proposed move to Liverpool earlier in the summer did not go through.

Remy was due to sign for the Anfield side but the Reds pulled the plug on the deal in the last minute, citing problems with the striker's medical.

"I did not understand myself. A problem during the medical examination? I do not know. They put it, that must be it," he explained.

Remy scored the winning goal for France in their 1-0 win over Spain earlier this week. France's next fixture comes at Serbia later today, while Chelsea are back in Premier League action against Swansea City next weekend.

QPR, meanwhile, will travel to Manchester United.

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