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Football: Loic Remy set to join Chelsea, says QPR boss Redknapp

Published on Aug 30, 2014 11:20 PM
Queens Park Rangers' French striker Loic Remy looks on during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers at White Hart Lane in north London on Aug 24, 2014. -- PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (REUTERS) - Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy is set to join Chelsea after manager Harry Redknapp left him out of his side to play Sunderland on Saturday.

Remy, 27, was originally named in QPR's team to face Sunderland but Redknapp withdrew him after being told the club had accepted a bid for the French striker.

"He was in the team. I just got a phone call... to say it looks like he is going to be moving," Redknapp said.

"The deal looks like it has been done, so I had to make a change. He didn't refuse to play but it's difficult to go out there to play and get your head around it.

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