Report: Cardiff considering opportunity to sign Lille's Loic Remy

Neil Warnock, Manager of Cardiff City celebrates victory after the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Southampton FC at Cardiff City Stadium on December 8, 2018 in Cardiff,...

Loic Remy could reportedly head back to the Premier League today, with Cardiff City allegedly offered the chance to sign him.

Loic Remy of Lille  during the French League 1  match between Lille v Olympique Lyon at the Stade Pierre Mauroy on December 1, 2018 in Lille France

Cardiff City have been offered the chance to bring Loic Remy back to the Premier League today, according to Le 10 Sport.

The 32-year-old striker is currently plying his trade in France with Ligue 1 high-flyers Lille but he has struggled to make an impression with Les Dogues, scoring just once in 15 appearances.

And, with Remy one of the club’s highest earners, Le 10 Sport claims that Lille are hoping to get the Frenchman off their wage bill before the end of January and have offered Cardiff the chance to take him to South Wales.

 

It is understood that Cardiff are considering the opportunity.

Remy might have flopped in recent months but he has a decent track record in English football. The 30-time France international impressed during a loan spell at Queens Park Rangers before scoring 14 goals in 26 top flight games for Newcastle United during the 2013/14 season.

NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND-  May 03: Loic Remy of Newcastle celebrates scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Cardiff City at St. James'  Park on May 03,...

But more recent spells at Chelsea and Crystal Palace left a lot to be desired.

And it is uncertain whether Remy would suit the direct style of play that Cardiff have made their trademark under Neil Warnock.

Loic Remy of Chelsea in action during an friendly match between SK Rapid Vienna and Chelsea F.C. at Allianz Stadion on July 16, 2016 in Vienna, Austria.

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