Friday, September 25, 2015

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I Can Do Costa's Dirty Job – Remy

Loic Remy says he is ready to fill Diego Costa's boots and lead the line in the suspended striker's absence as Chelsea look to regain a foothold in the Barclays Premier League.

Frenchman Remy deputised alongside Radamel Falcao in Chelsea's 4-1 win at Walsall on Wednesday night after Costa was banned by the Football Association for clashing with Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny at the weekend.

And having scored in the Capital One Cup victory, the 28-year-old is backing himself to do Costa's dirty work in Premier League fixtures against Newcastle United and Southampton while the Spain international is sidelined.

"We will miss him," Remy said of Costa. 'He is so important to the team and winning games. It's a shame for us to have lost Costa for three games.'

On whether he could make up for the battling forward's physical qualities, Remy added: "I don't have a choice. I have to do it because when you play for Chelsea it's a question of giving the best, 100 per cent in every game. Of course, I will do the best I can."

Wednesday night was only Remy's second start of the season, and his third appearance overall, and he admits dusting off the cobwebs could

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