Loic Remy admits he was meant to sign for Liverpool

Loic Remy of Getafe CF thumbs up as he walks to the bench prior to start the La Liga match between Getafe CF and Deportivo Leganes at Coliseum Alfonso Perez on February 4, 2018 in Getafe,...

Loic Remy was a target of Liverpool back in 2014, but failed a medical with the Reds.

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.

Loic Remy has opened up about his failed move to Liverpool back in 2014 to the Independent.

Remy was all set to move to Liverpool from Queens Park Rangers, but a problem highlighted in the medical meant that the Reds turned their backs on the deal.

Remy ended up signing for Chelsea instead, and he spent three years at Stamford Bridge.

Remy’s time with Chelsea wasn’t a huge success, as he never managed to establish himself as a regular starter.

 

But the French international claims that he has no regrets about missing out on a move to Liverpool.

“I was supposed to sign for Liverpool,” he admitted. “I went for the medical in Boston, then apparently I failed the medical.

“For me, everything happens for a reason, which means at the end of the day, Chelsea. We had a fantastic season. This year Liverpool had been in trouble, it was not the Liverpool of the previous season.”

Loic Remy of Crystal Palace (L) is put under pressure from Mark Beevers of Bolton (R) during the Emirates FA Cup third round replay between Crystal Palace and Bolton Wanderers at Selhurst...

Remy won the Premier League in his first season at Chelsea, with Liverpool finishing in back in sixth place during the 2014/15 campaign.

The forward went on to play 47 times for Chelsea, scoring 12 times, before moving on in 2017.

It is questionable whether Liverpool would have made a good signing by bringing in Remy, but at the time it was a disappointment for the Reds.

Remy is now at Lille, and is set to feature tonight, when the French side take on Chelsea in the Champions League.

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