Tottenham Could Beat Rivals Arsenal In Race To Sign Pacy £8m Striker

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Spurs’ offer of a regular starting place could trump pull of Champions League football with the Gunners.

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Arsenal’s hopes of signing Queens Park Rangers forward Loic Remy could be dashed by North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur, according to the Daily Mail.

Remy, who spent last season on loan at Newcastle United, looks set to leave QPR this summer, despite the Hoops earning promotion to the Premier League via the playoffs in May.

The 27-year-old France international has an release clause in his current contract at Loftus Road and Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is willing to sanction an £8m bid, which would activate the clause.

Remy himself is believed to be keen on a move to the Emirates Stadium too.

However, Spurs are preparing to throw a spanner in the works by joining Arsenal in the race to sign Remy.

Tottenham hope to tempt the player to White Hart Lane by promising him a regular starting role, something Arsenal may be unwilling to do.

Both North London clubs are rather light in the striking department at present.

Spurs frontmen Emmanuel Adebayor, Roberto Soldado and Harry Kane scored 11, six and three Premier League goals respectively last season.

Meanwhile, Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud, with 16, and midfielder Aaron Ramsey, who scored 10, were the only Arsenal players to reach double figures.

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