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Arsenal’s Hopes Of Signing £10m France Striker Hit Snag As Arsene Wenger Baulks At £80,000 Wage Demands

Gunners happy to pay fee, but want player to take a wage cut.

Queens Park Rangers and France forward Loic Remy’s proposed move to Arsenal has stalled due to a disagreement regarding personal terms, according to the Sunday People.

The 27-year-old, who scored 14 Premier League goals while on loan at Newcastle United last season, is valued at £10m by QPR.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is willing to meet QPR’s transfer fee demands, but he is not prepared to match Remy’s current £80,000-a-week wages.

Remy does not want to take a pay cut, meaning that talks has hit an impasse.

Newcastle had been keen to sign Remy on a permanent basis, but, like Arsenal, they thought his wage demands were too high.

Remy was Newcastle’s leading goalscorer last season. In addition to his 14 goals, he provided three assists in 26 league games.

He completed 29 dribbles, won 27 free-kicks and made 472 completed passes, including 30 key passes.

Arsenal have already bolstered their attack this summer, having spent £30m for Chile star Alexis Sanchez, who signed from Barcelona on Thursday.

Sanchez, 25, scored 19 goals and made 10 assists in 34 La Liga games.

He was involved in three of Chile’s goals at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, scoring two and setting up another.

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