Frenchman has long been an admirer of his compatriot’s striking talents.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is keen to sign Queens Park Rangers front man Loic Remy at the end of the season, but faces opposition to the move from within the north London club, according to reports in the Daily Star.
The France international may have only just arrived in west London during the recent January transfer window, signing from Ligue 1 giants Olympique Lyonnais for a then club-record fee of £8 million on a four-and-a-half-year deal.
However, it is understood that the 26-year-old has a release clause in his QPR contract that will allow the player to depart Loftus Road when the summer transfer window reopens for business on 1 June for as little as £6m.
And Gunners boss Wenger, who tried to sign Remy before he opted to move to QPR instead at the turn of the year, is hoping to be able to convince the Arsenal hierarchy to do a deal for the striker as soon as possible, especially as the likes of fellow Premier League ‘big boys’ Liverpool are also said to be interested in the player.
Remy has netted 74 goals in 204 matches in a seven-year career to date.