Chelsea striker Loic Remy completed a loan move to Crystal Palace on Tuesday, bringing his time with the Blues to a temporary end after two seasons. The Eagles confirmed the transfer: As reported by Jonathon Rogers of Crystal Palace's official website, the forward pointed to Eagles manager Alan Pardew as one of the key factors behind the move: I spoke to the manager and he really wants us to be competitive and score goals. It was really important to know the manager and it was a good decision for me, and I'm very happy to be here. We had a good time together [at Newcastle] and I'm pleased to be back under him because I think he is a very good manager. He can give me a lot, and I hope to do the
France international striker Loic Remy will spend the 2016-17 season on loan at Crystal Palace from Chelsea, the two Premier League clubs announced on Tuesday. Remy, 29, has been used sparingly since joining Chelsea from Queens Park Rangers in August 2014, making 46 appearances and scoring 12 goals. The move to Selhurst Park reunites him with Palace manager Alan Pardew, who was Remy's manager during the 2013-14 season at Newcastle United.