West Ham United boss Sam Allardyce is chasing QPR striker Loic Remy.

The Daily Star says the Hammers boss wants to pair Remy with his big summer signing Andy Carroll to form a new-look attack.

West Ham are in advanced negotiations with Remy over a permanent move to Upton Park.

But the ex-Marseille star and his advisors are waiting to see what other offers come his way.

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew wants the hitman to become the next Frenchman to sign on at St James' Park but only on loan,