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Chelsea could renew their interest in Marseille forward Loic Remy after failing with a deadline day bid this summer, claimed the Express. The Ligue 1 outfit turned down a Â£15million offer for the striker and Chelsea are prepared to try again as they are in dire need of strike options.
Remy has been with the French side since 2010 and played a key role in continuing the clubâ€™s dominating three year run in the Coupe de la Ligue. However, after the clubâ€™s poor showing in Ligue 1, where they finished ina disappointing 10th place, the striker was expected to depart from Stade Velodrome.
The player has lost his first team spot with Andre-Pierre Gignac and Jordan Ayew climbing up the pecking order at Marseille. Chelsea had scouts watching when Marseille held Paris St Germain to a 2-2 draw last Sunday.
Roberto Di Matteo currently has just Fernando Torres and the young Victor Moses at his disposal with Daniel Sturridge out of action owing to a hamstring injury. The Italian would be keen on expanding his striker choices over the winter as Chelsea try to attempt the near impossible task of retaining their Champions League crown while also capturing the Premier League title this season.
While it is unlikely that Remy will be their first choice (remember Radamel Falcao), but there is a genuine chance that Chelsea will look to bolster their squad with a few more strikers this winter.
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