Remi Garde is not having a great time with Aston Villa this season, as the Villans remain at the bottom of the standings with only 8 points in 19 weeks – being 11 points away from the safe zone.
Being under such a difficult situation, has made the Villans manager Remi Garde to make many improvement and the winter transfer market could help him a lot.
Garde has been looking for a top quality striker after Christian Benteke left this summer to join Liverpool , and he is aiming to bring Loic Remy to Villa Park from Chelsea on a loan deal.
Loic Remy has joined Chelsea from QPR on August 2014 for £10.5 million , but he failed to impress at Stamford Bridge, scoring only 12 goals on 40 appearances.
Remi Garde side – who has been the less effective attack so far, with only 15 goals scored will be looking for new striker , and Garde admits that Loic Remy’s name is on the list of his targets.
“Remy is part of some players I’ll try to attract to Aston Villa, for sure. Loïc is a special one because he knows the country and the league.” stated Garde, who also revealed that Remy is a player that he knows very well , because he trained him during his time at Lyon when he was an assistant manager.”
“Loic is quite a special one because he knew the country, he knew the league. But I’ve got some targets that could be quite this level maybe without knowing the country and the league but yes.”
Alongside all Chelsea squad, Remy is having a poor season, scoring only 3 goals in 14 appearances – starting only once from the first minute.
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