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Marseille ready to sell Remy, says club's sporting director

The L'OM official admits the forward is likely to leave the club in January following recent speculation that the likes of Newcastle are ready to bring him to the Premier League.

Olympique de Marseille is willing to sell Loic Remy this winter if its valuation of the striker is met, sporting director Jose Anigo said.

The France international has long been linked with a move away from Marseille, with England purported to be his likeliest destination. Newcastle is believed to be the frontrunner for the attacker's signature. Anigo, the man in charge of the Ligue 1 side's player recruitment, has admitted that Remy could leave Stade Velodrome in January if the price is right.

"Some English clubs are in the process of thinking [about transfer targets] and they are not knocking on our doors yet," the 51-year-old told L'Equipe. "The only window we could open this winter is for Loic Remy. If a big club come [in for him] and are interested then we will see. Apart from Remy, nobody else will leave."

Remy, 26, joined Marseille in the summer of 2010 for a fee reported to be in the region of 15 million euros and has since scored 42 goals in 110 appearances for the club.

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