The French striker scored 14 Premier League goals while on loan from QPR this season which has alerted plenty of other clubs in England and around Europe.
"It's obvious that we need to recruit offensive players that are good enough for Newcastle and that's what we're going to focus on," Pardew told Sky Sports.
"We're not completely resigned (on Remy), we're working hard to keep him.
"He has been an important part of our season - if you take him away, we'll need to replace him for sure. We lost (Yohan) Cabaye in the Christmas period and that has been difficult for us."
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