Harry Redknapp flew to France on Sunday to watch the player in action but his scouting mission now appears to have been in vain with the forward intent on honouring his contractTottenham Hotspur, Loic Remy has revealed that he is staying at Marseille until the end of the season at least.
It was reported on Sunday that the English outfit’s coach, Harry Redknapp, had flown to France to watch Remy in action against Lille and that the north London side were readying a €15 million (£12.5m) bid for the 25-year-old striker.
The player's agent told Goal.com last week that his client would find it hard to turn down a move to White Hart Lane as he dreams of playing in England, but he does not expect a transfer this month.
Redknapp's scouting mission now appears to have been in vain with Remy declaring after his two-goal haul at Stade Velodrome that he has no intention of leaving.
"I’m staying,” he told Canal+. “I will 100 per cent stay at Marseille until the end of the season and even the end of my contract.
“I have spoken with the president and the staff. And it would not be right for me to leave this club.
“We’ll see next summer but that’s not even in my head for now.”
Remy, who has been capped 17 times by France, has scored 21 goals in 44 games for Marseille since arriving from Nice in 2010.
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