LOAN WATCH: QPR's Remy nearing top gear with Newcastle

Loic Remy feels he is getting to full fitness with Newcastle United.

Loic Remy feels he is getting to full fitness with Newcastle United.

The French striker, on a season-long from QPR, made his first start in Saturday’s 2-1 win at Aston Villa and says he is not too far away from getting into top gear.

"I did not do the pre-season so it was important to get fit quickly to help the team,” said Remy.

"I worked hard during the international break but I still need two or three games to be completely fit. I felt very good about my run, about everything, but I need more games.

"We are confident now. It was important to win, because if we can have a lot of games like this and win more and more games, it will be good for the future.

"We have a good game at home next week (Hull City), and if we keep going we have the quality in the team to do very well this season."

 

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