Anfield side keen on Marseille man.
Liverpool hoping to move for Tottenham target
Following on from the summer spending spree of 2011, it looks as if New England Sports Ventures may once again splash the cash at the end of the season and are reportedly looking to complete a deal to bring Tottenham target Loic Remy to Anfield.
The French international was apparently close to a Premier League switch in January with Spurs manager Harry Redknapp even going as far to watch the striker in person on a scouting mission to France.
Remy has impressed greatly for Marseille this season and has made 33 appearances for the Ligue 1 outfit scoring 17 goals in the process.
The former Nice star will now be focusing on impressing for France in Euro 2012 before thinking of any transfer business but could opt for a move to England after the tournament.
Marseille are understood to have valued their scoring asset at a fee of around £22m and although Kenny Dalglish’s side would probably be able to meet the fee, it’s a case of whether Remy would be open to a Merseyside move that poses the biggest obstacle.
Liverpool could well do with another attacking option and Loic Remy may well be the man for the job. Kenny Dalglish will be keen to avoid undermining Andy Carroll, who has experienced a very frustrating first year at the Merseyside club but may feel that the French international would be the right man to help boost the firepower and keeping the England man, and Luis Suarez on his toes.
Remy has been a big success at Marseille but the French side have struggled this term and currently sit in sixth spot, some 12 points off the pace and if Liverpool could secure a top four finish then the chances of persuading the former Nice man to move to the Premier League side would increase significantly.
£22m may prove too big a price for Kenny Dalglish to pay given that Liverpool forked out £60m plus on Messrs Carroll and Suarez.
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