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Ex-Premier League manager says Loic Remy wasting career at Chelsea

Among the many people most disappointed with Loic Remy‘s inability to get out of Stamford Bridge in the transfer window – besides Remy himself perhaps – was former Tottenham Hotspur and QPR manager Harry Redknapp, who believes the French striker’s talent is being wasted sitting on the sidelines for Chelsea.

In an interview with talkSPORT, Redknapp expressed disappointment that Remy was unable to secure a move to a club where he might get more first-team time instead of enduring most of his games on the bench as he has been as of writing.

‘He’s wasted two years of his career,’ Redknapp said.

‘He’s not got in the Chelsea team, he’s been very much a bit-part player.

‘He’s a goalscorer and he’s a great finisher. He needs to play somewhere because at the moment he comes on for ten minutes at the end of the game and it’s no use to the boy.’

Redknapp sold Remy to Chelsea back in 2014 when he still managed QPR following the French striker’s emergence as a top striker prospect with a hunger to play in the Champions League.

In Remy’s first year with Chelsea, he scored seven goals in 19 Premier League appearances. This season, however, Remy has been featured in the Premier League just nine times and 15 times in all competitions – making just three Champions League appearances this year and seven since joining the club.

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