Mathieu Debuchy has hailed the impact at Newcastle United of France teammate Loic Remy.

On a season-long loan from QPR, Remy has scored seven goals in nine appearances for the Magpies.

And fellow Frenchman Debuchy said: "Since Loic came to Newcastle, we are really good.

"He scored again last weekend (at Tottenham Hotspur), he moves and fights a lot. This is an intelligence, he has a sense of purpose and he wants to score, which is important for an attacker."

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