Loic Remy: How Tottenham’s problems could be solved by Chelsea man

Loic Remy

The France international is seemingly available and Spurs need another striker - surely it makes sense?

Loic Remy’s future at Chelsea appears up in the air, with the France international being heavily linked with a move to Crystal Palace in the last week, as per The Daily Star.

The sprightly attacker has been forced to play second fiddle to Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge and clearly faces another campaign of limited opportunities if he remains in West London.

If Remy does move to Crystal Palace he would get the chance to play week-in, week-out; but shouldn’t another London club be looking at him?

Tottenham face a striking dilemma at the moment, with an over dependence on homegrown hero Harry Kane to get the goals and little to no cover for the England international.

With Roberto Soldado low on confidence and Emmanuel Adebayor’s attitude frustrating the White Hart Lane faithful, the pair’s presence in Mauricio Pochettino’s squad next season is a source of speculation currently.

Enter Remy.

The versatile and able Chelsea man has plenty of Premier League experience and has shown that given a run of games, he will score goals.

Apart from Kane and Christian Eriksen, Spurs have been robbed of consistent attacking performers and could use someone of Remy’s pedigree to bring an additional goal threat to the side in 2015-16.

In Pochettino’s 4-2-3-1 formation, Kane has been dropped into the number ten role to accommodate another striker in the past and could form a potent partnership with Remy if this ploy was used next season.

The former QPR and Newcastle man also has the speed, skill and flexibility to operate on a flank, and as such would give Spurs another option on one of the wings also if the Argentine wanted to keep Kane as the furthest man forward.

Whether Chelsea would be willing to sell Remy to Spurs remains to be seen, but the striker fits the bill of what Tottenham need right now: available, dynamic and with a proven track record in English football.

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