Ex-Chelsea star Loic Remy signs for Brest on free transfer until end of season as he continues career aged 36 | The Sun

LOIC REMY has joined Brest as a free agent until the end of the season, reports suggest.

Former Chelsea ace Remy has been without a club ever since he left Turkish outfit Adana Demirspor last summer.

According to L'Equipe, however, the striker has signed a six-month contract with Brest in a bid to relaunch his career at 36 years old.

The former France international has been training with the Ligue 1 outfit for the past 10 days in order to maintain fitness.

Brest manager Eric Roy knows the centre-forward very well as he coached him at Nice and invited him over to practice with his players after his "complicated time abroad".

Roy previously said: "I worked with Loic at Nice, when he was young. We have always kept in touch, and we get on well.

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"He's had a complicated time abroad, so I invited him to train with us. We are happy to welcome him."

Chelsea bought Remy from Queens Park Rangers for £10.5million nine years ago after he completed a loan stint at Newcastle.

The attacker enjoyed plenty of success at Stamford Bridge as he won the Premier League and League Cup in 2015.

The Frenchman amassed a total of 12 goals and three assists in 47 appearances during his three-year spell at the Blues until his departure for Las Palmas in 2017.

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The forward also spent one year on loan at Crystal Palace while he was still on the West Londoners' books.

Remy has his work cut out at Brest as they are embroiled in an intense relegation struggle.

Roy's side is 15th in the Ligue 1 table with only one point separating them from the drop zone.

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