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Redknapp confirms Remy will leave QPR
May 27, 2014 3:43 AM GMT
Loic Remy looks unlikely to pull on a QPR shirt next season after Harry Redknapp said the club cannot provide what the French striker wants.
With Arsenal and Liverpool reportedly keen on signing Remy, Redknapp - QPR's manager - confirmed he would not stand in the 27-year-old forward's way, if he finds a new employer.
QPR gained promotion to the Premier League on Saturday, ending their stint in the Championship after one season, but with Remy keen on playing in the UEFA Champions League, Redknapp knows his team cannot match the Frenchman's ambitions at this time.
"I don't see Remy wanting to come back and play," Redknapp said.
"He's talking about playing Champions League somewhere.
"I wouldn't know what he'll do but I think he's got a buy-out clause, which is at a reasonable level. Not much more than we paid for him."
Remy, who spent last season on loan at Newcastle United, scoring 14 goals in 26 Premier League matches, was purchased by QPR in January 2013 for £8million.
In half a season in the Premier League with QPR, Remy scored six goals in 14 games as the London-based club failed to avoid relegation in the 2012-13 campaign.
The former Nice and Marseille striker is currently fighting for a spot in France's final 23-man squad for the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.