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Remy denies QPR move was all about money

Loic Remy has denied his £8m move to QPR was all about money after snubbing Newcastle for the Premiership's bottom club. "The finance doesn't come into it at all because Newcastle offered me a very good contract as well," Remy said.

"I've seen that a lot of people are surprised I came to QPR and say that I came here for money, but my decision was no way based on financial reasons.

"I could have stayed at Marseille because I had a good contract there. There are a number of reasons for why I had to leave Marseille for here.

"QPR were very open, they wanted me and it's great to be here.

"It's true that I hesitated between Newcastle and QPR. I went to meet the staff at Newcastle and there came a time to make a decision and I made that decision based on two factors.

"Firstly I already knew the coach Harry Redknapp and secondly, I'm very excited by the project QPR have here for the future.

"It's a big challenge and the team are in a difficult situation, but since Harry Redknapp has been here things have changed a great deal."

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