clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Rémy: I'm ready whenever the manager wants me

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Loïc Rémy doesn't get to play much for Chelsea. That's not a surprise -- with the form Diego Costa's in it's difficult to justify playing a different centre forward, and in games where we need a living battering ram Didier Drogba's still the man -- but when he does get on the pitch the French international rarely fails to impress. Having scored again against Watford in yesterday's FA Cup win, Rémy got the chance to talk a bit about his role, and the striker went completely by the book.

Which, in this case, is good:

If I score goals it means I'm ready.You can't play more than 11 at one time, but every time the manager wants to use me I will give my best to help the team as much as possible...

...Sure it will be hard, but we want to win every competition. That's why the mentality of the squad can make a difference and we have to be ready and show the manager that he can count on us. As individuals, you have to be ready and fit as you never know what will happen.

-Source: Telegraph.

While I'm sure Rémy's not totally content being a squad player, he certainly knows what his job is, and he's doing it superbly whenever he's been called on. One might argue that he deserves more playing time, but you can't take issue with the attitude.

So, Loïc, about that quadruple ...

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the We Ain't Got No History Daily Roundup newsletter!

A daily roundup of Chelsea news from We Ain't Got No History