Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is eyeing Newcastle United striker Loic Remy. Toon boss Alan Pardew has hopes to sign permanently Remy from QPR.

The Daily Mail says Arsene Wenger, who has had the France international extensively scouted this season when he has netted 11 goals in 22 appearances, is now prepared to scupper Pardew's plans.

Reports in the North East suggest that Arsenal have made contact with Remy's representatives and the lure of Champions League football is likely to prove too good to turn down.