Loic Remy Says Playing FIFA 12 With Tony Fernandes Convinced Him to Join QPR, Not Newcastle: The Nightly EPL


French striker Loic Remy was convinced he should join Queens Park Rangers instead of Newcastle United because QPR owner Tony Fernandes took time to play a FIFA 12 game against him at the end of four hours of negotiations.

“It showed to me what a good person Tony is. He showed his human side to me as an owner of the club,” said Remy, quoted in The Telegraph.

So it wasn’t the opportunity to double his wages at QPR that did the trick, eh Loic?

Meanwhile, at St. James’s Park, Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew was last seen honing his FIFA 12 skills.

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