Chelsea could swap Remy for Ligue 1 hotshot

Posted on May 4 2015 - 2:30pm by Staff Writer

Chelsea are considering a swap deal which would see Alexandre Lacazette arrive from Lyon and Loic Remy move in the opposite direction.

The French striker has scored 27 goals in Ligue 1 this season and has attracted the likes of many on-looking European sides, who have all enquired as to his current asking price, reportedly set at around £20m.

Liverpool and Newcastle have led interest, whilst a lucrative move to Qatar has also been mentioned in the French press.

However, any such interest seems to have now been matched by Premier League winners Chelsea.

Blues boss Jose Mourinho is keen to freshen up his striking options and believes that swapping Lacazette for fellow Frenchman Remy is the perfect change this summer.

Remy has featured frequently for Chelsea this summer but wants to end his career in his home country.

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