Thomson ReutersJanuary 13, 2013 10:15
PARIS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Olympique Marseille have struck a deal with Newcastle United over the transfer of France striker Loic Remy, the Ligue 1 club's president Vincent Labrune said on Sunday.
"We found an agreement with Newcastle. We gave Loic permission to negotiate with them," Labrune told French radio RMC.
According to media reports, the English Premier League club will pay a 10.5-million-euro ($14.01-million) fee for the 26-year-old Remy, who has 17 caps and has scored four goals for France.