Loïc Rémy
Loïc Rémy
Loïc Rémy is a French international footballer who plays for French club Marseille in Ligue 1. Rémy primarily plays in the lead striker role, but also operates on the wings and as a second striker. Rémy is described by his manager Didier Deschamps as "a young international who is fast and powerful with huge potential". Born in in Rillieux-la-Pape, Rhône, Rémy began his career playing for a local youth club in his home city of Lyon.
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Loic Remy
Yahoo News - about 2 months
Loic Remy joined Liverpool on tour in USA and had been with Brendan Rodgers' side for around a week expecting to complete an £8.5m move from QPR to the Reds.  To the surprise of QPR boss Redknapp and Remy the deal fell through with Liverpool pulling out claiming he failed a medical due to a heart problem.  Harry Redknapp was disgruntled by the failed medical as he claimed "he had a stringent one here, one at Marseille and at Newcastle and with France before the World Cup. You couldn't meet a fitter lad."
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Soccer-Villa looking to sign Chelsea's Remy in January, says Garde
Yahoo News - about 1 year
Aston Villa will aim to sign Chelsea's out-of-favour striker Loic Remy when the January transfer window opens, manager Remi Garde said on Wednesday, as he bids to secure the West Midlands club's Premier League status for next season. Villa, who are last on the table with just eight points from 19 games and 11 points behind safety, will hope Remy can solve their problems in attack, having netted just 15 goals so far in the league. "He is part of some players I am trying to attract to Aston Villa, for sure.
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Remy backs Mourinho to halt Chelsea's slide down Premier League table
Yahoo News - over 1 year
Loic Remy insists beleaguered Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho remains the right man to halt the spluttering champions' slide down the Premier League table. Just five months after leading Chelsea to the title, Mourinho is fighting to save his job and the fixture list offers little respite for the under-fire Portuguese coach with Liverpool's visit to Stamford Bridge on Saturday looming as another potential landmine. With five defeats from their first 10 league matches, Chelsea find themselves languishing nine points adrift of the top four in 15th place and, to make matters worse, they slumped out of the League Cup in midweek after a penalty shoot-out loss at Stoke City.
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Mourinho mulls long Costa break
Yahoo News - almost 2 years
Diego Costa may not appear for Chelsea again this season, Jose Mourinho has said, ahead of a summer fitness programme aimed at returning the burly Spanish striker to full strength. Costa is definitely out of the club's home game at Crystal Palace on Sunday, where a win will see them clinch the title. Costa will only play if they do still need a point to win the league against Liverpool next Sunday, but Mourinho confirmed Loic Remy was fit for the Palace game. "If we win Sunday, I would say he doesn't play against Liverpool.
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Chelsea face striker crisis ahead of Arsenal showdown
Yahoo News - almost 2 years
By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Champions-elect Chelsea may have to go into Sunday's top of the table showdown against Arsenal at the Emirates without their three main strikers. Spain striker Diego Costa has only just returned to training after missing two games with a recurring hamstring injury while a calf strain sidelined France forward Loic Remy for last Saturday's 1-0 win over Manchester United. Didier Drogba featured against United but sustained an ankle injury that kept him out of Monday night's 12th Match Against Poverty, a game in St Etienne dedicated to the victims of the Ebola epidemic in Africa. "Disappointed not to be able to play the #MAP2015 because of an ankle injury but still supporting #EbolaResponse," said the 37-year-old Ivory Coast forward on his Twitter account.
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Chelsea 2-1 Stoke City: Loic Remy scores winner for Blues after Charlie Adam hits screamer from inside his own half
Daily Mail (UK) - almost 2 years
SAMI MOKBEL AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: Chelsea are limping to the Premier League title, unlike Charlie Adam's quite breathtaking 66-yard rocket at Stamford Bridge.
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Soccer-English premier league summaries
Yahoo News - about 3 years
Jan 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the English premier league matches on Saturday West Ham United 1 Mike Williamson 45+2og Newcastle United 3 Yohan Cabaye 16,90+5, Loic Remy 33 Halftime: 1-2; Attendance: 34,000- - -Norwich City 1 Ryan Bennett 87 Hull City 0 Red Card: Tom Huddlestone 90Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 26,655- - -Arsenal 2 Santi Cazorla 57,62 Fulham 0 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 59,000- - -Manchester City 4 Edin Dzeko 14, Jesus Navas 33, Yaya Toure 76, Sergio Aguero 79 Cardiff City 2 Craig Noone 30, Fraizer Campbell 90+3 Halftime: 2-1; Attendance: 47,213- - -Crystal Palace 1 ...
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City Six-pack Leaves Spurs Searching for Answers
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
For the first thirty minutes, I tried to be positive. The first goal scored by Manchester City against Tottenham at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday came from what can be called a howler of a miskick by keeper Hugo Lloris, ultimately leading to a goal from Jesus Navas in his first league start for the hosts. ("Ultimately" might not be the right word here since it took all of 13 seconds for City to grab the lead.) I had a bad feeling when Younes Kaboul made a back pass to Lloris -- not the most promising way to start the match. Lloris's delivery of the ball to Sergio Aguero just outside the box invited an early shot, which Lloris saved, but Navas somehow curled the rebound into the top far corner. It was a nightmare of the beginning, but for the next half hour, Spurs looked the livelier team. Sometimes managers do read the papers, and it sure seemed as if Andre Villas-Boas had. Abandoning the inverted winger system with which we've all grown impatient, AVB put Aaron Lennon back at his fa ...
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Soccer-English premier league summaries
Yahoo News - over 3 years
Nov 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the English premier league matches on Saturday Arsenal 2 Olivier Giroud 22,86pen Southampton 0 Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 59,000- - -Stoke City 2 Charlie Adam 30, Steven N'Zonzi 81 Sunderland 0 Red Card: Wes Brown 36Halftime: 1-0; Attendance: 26,000- - -Newcastle United 2 Loic Remy 2, Yoan Gouffran 38 Norwich City 1 Leroy Fer 80 Halftime: 2-0; Attendance: 50,000- - -Hull City 0 Crystal Palace 1 Barry Bannan 81 Red Card: Yannick Bolasie 78Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 23,043- - -Fulham 1 Scott Parker 64 Swansea City 2 Aaron Hughes 56og, Jonjo Shelvey 80 ...
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Spurs Suffer Home Loss at Hands (and Feet) of Newcastle's Krul
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
Last week I wondered, should Tottenham find themselves locked in a scoreless draw with visiting Newcastle at halftime today, whether manager Andre Villas-Boas would abandon his 4-2-3-1 formation in favor of the attacking 4-4-2 lineup many supporters have been clamoring for against ostensibly lesser squads. With Spurs down 1-0 and substitute striker Jermain Defoe having hopped off the bench with Aaron Lennon to warm up five minutes before halftime, it indeed looked as if AVB might make this tactical switch. Instead, AVB made two like-for-like substitutions at the break, putting on Sandro for Moussa Dembele and Younes Kaboul for Vlad Chiriches (the latter change forced by a bloody nose suffered by the Romanian central defender). Spurs did come out looking revitalized in the second half and fully grabbed the momentum. Sandro was a marked improvement over Dembele, who continues to mystify with his lack of consistency. Fullback Kyle Walker did well in coming forward to link up with the a ...
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Krul luck for Spurs as Newcastle win
Yahoo News - over 3 years
Tottenham Hotspur missed out on the chance to go level on points with second-placed Liverpool in the Premier League as goalkeeper Tim Krul inspired Newcastle to a 1-0 win at White Hart Lane on Sunday. Loic Remy scored the only goal of the game in the 13th minute of the early kick-off match when, played in by Yoan Gouffran, he rounded Spurs keeper Brad Friedel before producing a composed finish. But that the Magpies, fresh from beating Chelsea, took all three points from this trip to north London owed much to a brilliant display by Dutch shot-stopper Krul, who produced a hatful of excellent saves. Among them were a fine effort to keep out Roberto Soldado's backwards header after he met a free-kick and an athletic effort when Krul going the wrong way after Gylfi Sigurdsson's free-kick took a huge deflection, clawed the ball away before combining with defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa to clear Younes Kaboul's follow-up off the line.
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France squad to face Ukraine in World Cup playoff
Yahoo News - over 3 years
PARIS (Reuters) - France coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday named the following squad to face Ukraine in a 2014 World Cup playoff on November 15 and 19: Goalkeepers: Mickael Landreau, Hugo Lloris, Steve Mandanda Defenders: Eric Abidal, Gael Clichy, Mathieu Debuchy, Patrice Evra, Laurent Koscielny, Bacary Sagna, Mamadou Sakho, Raphael Varane Midfielders: Yohan Cabaye, Clement Grenier, Blaise Matuidi, Rio Mavuba, Samir Nasri, Paul Pogba, Moussa Sissoko Forwards: Karim Benzema, Olivier Giroud, Dimitri Payet, Loic Remy, Franck Ribery, Mathieu Valbuena (Reporting by Julien Pretot, editing by Ed ...
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Chelsea come unstuck at Newcastle
Yahoo News - over 3 years
Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Yoan Gouffran and Loic Remy struck to end Chelsea's six-game winning run and give Newcastle United a surprise 2-0 Premier League victory over Jose Mourinho's side on Saturday. Substitutes Willian and Samuel Eto'o both came close to claiming a late leveller, with the Brazilian's shot saved by Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul and Eto'o's follow-up blocked by Mathieu Debuchy.
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Cardiff City vs. Newcastle United: Final score 1-2, Loic Remy gives Magpies vital win
Yahoo News - over 3 years
Cardiff were mostly on top in the first half but had not made the most of their possession, and were reliant on a pair of superb saves by David Marshall, first denying Loic Remy from point-blank range, somehow tipping his fierce effort around the post, before pushing Moussa Sissoko's deflected long-range effort over the bar.
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Loïc Rémy
  • 2016
    Age 29
    On 30 August 2016, Rémy joined Crystal Palace on a season-long loan after failing to impress under new manager Antonio Conte.
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    On 2 August 2016, Rémy made his first appearance of the season in 1–0 defeat of the FA Community Shield against London rivals Arsenal, after Diego Costa missing the match due to an injury.
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    He was sent out on loan to Crystal Palace on 30 August 2016 but reurned almost immediately to Chelsea after sustaining an ankle injury.
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  • 2015
    Age 28
    Rémy scored his first and only league goal of the season on 14 December 2015 against Leicester City in a 2–1 defeat.
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    As Costa was suspended, Rémy started at home against Manchester City on 31 January 2015, opening the scoring in a 1 - 1 draw which kept his team 5 points above their opponents in first place.
    More Details Hide Details After the match, Rémy paid tribute to team-mate Eden Hazard's pass that led to the goal, as he said:"He Hazard is an instinctive player, I know him and I knew he would put the ball there so I just went for it and scored the goal, but it was a fantastic assist." On 22 March, Rémy replaced Costa in the 74th minute of a match away to Hull City in which Chelsea were drawing 2 - 2 having led earlier in the match; three minutes later he scored the winner with his first touch of the game. In Chelsea's final game of the season, against Sunderland on 24 May, Rémy replaced the injured Juan Cuadrado in the final minute of the first half and scored two goals as the team came from behind to win 3–1.
  • 2014
    Age 27
    On 13 September 2014, Rémy made his debut for Chelsea against Swansea City by coming on in the 72nd minute for Diego Costa, who had scored a hat-trick.
    More Details Hide Details Nine minutes later, Rémy scored Chelsea's fourth goal of the 4 - 2 win at Stamford Bridge from Oscar's pass. With Costa injured, Rémy started for the first time on 18 October in a 2 - 1 win at Crystal Palace, in which he was on the receiving end of both of the fouls which had Damien Delaney sent off. He scored his second goal for the club and first Champions League goal for Chelsea on 21 October, netting the opener from outside the penalty box in a 6−0 home win over Maribor. In doing so, he obtained an injury and was substituted.
    On 30 August 2014, Rémy was left out of QPR's match against Sunderland after it was reported that Chelsea had activated his £10.5 million release clause.
    More Details Hide Details Although he wanted to play, manager Harry Redknapp thought that he would not be at his best due to the pending transfer. The next day, he signed a four-year contract, saying "I feel very happy and very proud. When I heard Chelsea wanted to sign me I said "let's go" straight away because they are one of the best clubs in the world". Rémy was given the squad number 18 shirt, which was previously worn by Romelu Lukaku.
  • 2013
    Age 26
    Rémy once again scored on 23 November 2013 in Newcastle United's 2-1 victory over Norwich, bringing his tally to 8 goals in 10 league games.
    More Details Hide Details Upon his expiration of his loan spell at Newcastle and despite QPR being promoted at the first attempt, manager Harry Redknapp admitted it would be hard to hold on to Rémy, "I think he really wants to play Champions League football next year somewhere". After a successful loan spell at Newcastle United, Rémy attracted interested from Champions League clubs, notably Arsenal and Liverpool, along with Chelsea. Liverpool triggered the £8.5 million release clause in Rémy's contract which was only available for Champions League teams. Liverpool however pulled out of the transfer after it was reported that he failed his medical with the club.
    On 10 November 2013, Rémy scored the only goal of the game as Newcastle won, 1–0, against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane to take his tally to 7 goals In 9 league games.
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    On 2 November 2013, Remy scored the second goal against Chelsea in a 2–0 victory at home, and received Man of the match for his goal and work in the forward line.
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    On 5 August 2013, Newcastle United confirmed that they had signed Rémy on a season-long loan from Queens Park Rangers.
    More Details Hide Details He missed the first two games of the season due to injury, however he made an immediate impact on his league debut against Fulham. He scored his first league goals for Newcastle against Hull City on 21 September, a brace in their 3–2 defeat. He followed that up by scoring in the next game against Everton at Goodison Park on 30 September, however Newcastle once again went on to lose 3–2. Five days later Rémy continued his this run of form by scoring both goals in a 2–1 away win over Cardiff City, bringing his total goal count to 5 in as many appearances.
    On 15 May 2013 Rémy, along with two other men, was arrested in London over an alleged gang rape that took place on 6 May.
    More Details Hide Details Remy was released without charge in February 2014
    On 13 January 2013, the president of Olympique Marseille confirmed that the club had accepted a bid in the region of €10 million for Rémy from English club Newcastle United, and the player was expected to travel to Newcastle for talks but failed to turn up.
    More Details Hide Details Three days later, Rémy signed a four-and-a-half year contract with bottom of the league Queens Park Rangers, who paid a club record £8 million fee for the player. He was handed the number 18 shirt. The BBC Sport website reported that QPR's financial package, "understood to be more than £70,000 per week", was higher than Newcastle had offered. He scored his first goal for the club during his league debut on 19 January away against West Ham United, which ended in a 1–1 draw.
  • 2012
    Age 25
    He scored the only goal of the game in a 1–0 victory over AS Nancy on 2 May 2012, their first Ligue 1 victory since 29 January, a run that spanned 14 games.
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  • 2010
    Age 23
    Rémy was assigned the number 11 shirt and made his club debut for Marseille on 29 August 2010 in a league match against Bordeaux.
    More Details Hide Details He scored his first goal for the club on 16 October in a 1–0 league victory over Nancy. The following week, he scored a double in a 3–1 win over Lille. In the UEFA Champions League, Rémy scored group stage goals against Slovak club MŠK Žilina and Russian club FC Spartak Moscow.
    Rémy played out the rest of the campaign scoring goals in back-to-back matches on two occasions in February and March 2010. On 2 May, he scored double in a 3–3 draw with Boulogne and on the final match day of the year against Saint-Étienne, Rémy scored the Nice's only goal in a 1–1 draw. In the Summer of 2010 Remy was linked with a move to Stoke City and was even pictured at the club's training ground checking out the facilities.
    More Details Hide Details However, nothing came of this and on 19 August Olympique de Marseille confirmed that they had reached an agreement with Nice for the transfer of Rémy. Rémy underwent a medical on the same day and signed a five-year contract. He was presented to the press on 20 August. The transfer fee is undisclosed, but is reported to be in the region of €15 million. During Rémy's press conference, Marseille president Jean-Claude Dassier revealed that, during the player's medical, tests revealed that Rémy suffered from a possible heart defect. Rémy missed the team's league match against Lorient on 21 August and further tests were conducted on 23 August to determine whether the defect could be career-threatening. On 24 August, Rémy was declared fit to practice and play the sport of football at a high level by Marseille doctors and heart specialists consulted by the club.
    During an interview, Rémy called the supporters' actions "unacceptable" and threatened to depart the club during the winter 2010 transfer window if the actions were repeated.
    More Details Hide Details Rémy had drawn interest from several clubs, which included Premier League club Arsenal, and Italian clubs A.C. Milan and Fiorentina. He was also linked with a return to Lyon and a move to the defending Ligue 1 champions Bordeaux. Eventually, Rémy remained at the club after a move to his former club Olympique Lyonnais failed to come to fruition.
    On 10 January 2010, Rémy converted Nice's only goal in their 2–1 loss to semi-professional club Stade Plabennecois in the Coupe de France.
    More Details Hide Details On 20 January, following a heartbreaking 1–0 defeat to Auxerre at home, disgruntled Nice supporters reportedly spat on several Nice players, which included Rémy.
    In 2010, after enduring interest from several clubs domestically and abroad, Rémy joined the defending champions Marseille on a five-year contract.
    More Details Hide Details He moved abroad for the first time to join Queens Park Rangers in January 2013, but could not prevent their relegation. The following season he remained in the Premier League on loan at Newcastle United. In the summer of 2014, Rémy signed for Chelsea for a reported £10.5 million, where he won the League Cup and Premier League in his first season. Rémy is a former France under-20 and under-21 international. He earned his first cap for the senior team in June 2009 against Nigeria and played at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
  • 2009
    Age 22
    Rémy featured in the team's important two-legged playoff against Germany in qualification for the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship in October 2008.
    More Details Hide Details He appeared in both legs as France were defeated 2–1 on aggregate. The 1–0 loss in the second leg eliminated France from the competition and also ended Rémy's under-21 career. On 24 March 2008, due to an injury to Thierry Henry, Rémy was called up to the France national football team by manager Raymond Domenech for friendly matches against England and Mali, with the latter match for France B, the squad's second team. Rémy appeared in the match against Mali coming on as a substitute in the 54th minute for Samir Nasri. After a string of uneventful call-ups to the senior team, on 2 June, Rémy finally made his national team debut against Nigeria coming on as a substitute in the team's 1–0 defeat. He scored his first goal on 9 October 2010 in a Euro 2012 qualification match against Romania, which ended 2–0.
    On 7 November 2009, Rémy scored the game-winning goal, two minutes from time, in the team's upset victory over Paris Saint-Germain at the Parc des Princes.
    More Details Hide Details The following match day, he again accounted for the only goal of the match converting a penalty against Toulouse.
    Rémy opened up the 2009–10 campaign scoring his first goal in the opening league match of the season against Saint-Étienne in a 2–0 victory.
    More Details Hide Details A month later, he netted goals in three straight matches against Monaco and Lille in the league and against Saint-Étienne in the Coupe de la Ligue. Two weeks later, Rémy converted goals in back-to-back matches against Lorient and his former club Lyon, though Nice lost both matches at a combined score of 8–2.
    After going scoreless for most of the winter months, Rémy returned to form in March 2009 scoring goals in three straight matches against Caen, Paris Saint-Germain, and Lorient, with the player scoring a brace against the latter.
    More Details Hide Details He finished the season with 36 total appearances and a club-leading 13 goals.
  • 2008
    Age 21
    Despite having two years left on his contract at Lyon, it was announced on 5 June 2008 that Rémy would be joining Nice with the player agreeing to a four-year deal and the transfer fee being approximately €8 million making Rémy the biggest transfer in the club's history.
    More Details Hide Details Upon his arrival, Rémy was assigned the number 7 shirt and made his debut in the club's opening match of the season, a 1–0 loss to Le Havre. Over the next six matches, Rémy scored six goals. These goals included a strike against his former club Lyon and a brace against Boulogne in the Coupe de la Ligue. In a span of four days in October, he scored goals against Bordeaux in a 2–2 draw and Caen in a 1–1 draw.
    Following the successful loan spell, in which Rémy made 12 total appearances and scored four goals, it was announced that he would be returning to Lyon for the 2008–09 season.
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    In the 2008 Coupe de la Ligue final against Paris Saint-Germain, Rémy started the match, but played only 12 minutes before being substituted due to injury.
    More Details Hide Details Lens lost the match, 1–0.
    Rémy was assigned the number 9 shirt and made his debut on 9 February 2008 scoring his first professional goal in the club's 4–1 away victory over Caen.
    More Details Hide Details Two weeks later, he scored a goal in the club's 5–4 victory over Le Mans in the Coupe de la Ligue semi-finals. Rémy played 96 of the 120 minutes played. On 15 March, in front a 40,000+ Lens supporters, he scored the would-be game-winning goal against Marseille. Marseille equalized through Djibril Cissé in the waning minutes of the match.
    In order to increase the player's playing time, on 31 January 2008, Lyon announced that Rémy would be sent on loan to fellow Ligue 1 club RC Lens.
    More Details Hide Details The deal also included a purchase option, which was estimated to be within the €8–10 million range.
  • 2007
    Age 20
    Rémy made his under-21 debut on 15 November 2007 in a friendly match against Armenia.
    More Details Hide Details He scored his first goal for the team on 25 May 2008 against the Netherlands in an under-21 tournament held in Sweden.
    The 2007–08 season saw Rémy permanently promoted to the senior team after being assigned the number 12 shirt.
    More Details Hide Details Despite being on the first team, he regularly played with the club's Championnat de France amateur team in the fourth division. Rémy only made six league appearances during the fall season with Lyon.
  • 2006
    Age 19
    After spending several years in the academy, on 11 October 2006, Rémy signed his first professional contract agreeing to a three-year deal.
    More Details Hide Details Three days later, on 14 October, he made his professional debut in a Derby du Rhône match against Saint-Étienne appearing as a substitute, in the 73rd minute, for Sylvain Wiltord. Rémy earned his first start the following month, on 11 November, playing 82 minutes in a 1–0 victory over Sedan.
  • 1987
    Age 0
    Rémy was born on 2 January 1987 in a Red Cross hospital in Rillieux-la-Pape, a commune in the city of Lyon.
    More Details Hide Details He began his career, as a youth, playing for local outfit ASPTT Lyon, who were coached by René Jacquet, the brother of manager Aimé Jacquet. After being spotted by Olympique Lyonnais scouts, he joined the club's youth academy. While training at the Centre Tola Vologe, Rémy trained alongside the likes of Karim Benzema, Anthony Mounier, and Hatem Ben Arfa.
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