Queens Park Rangers are in the process of bolstering their side as they try to make a run at staving off relegation.
Marseille forward Loic Remy and Rennes midfielder Yann M’Vila both appear to be joining the Harry Redknapp's struggling side.
The BBC tweeted the news on M'Vila:
QPR boss Harry Redknapp also confirms that a deal to sign France international Yann M'Vila is 'very close'. #bbcfootball— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) January 15, 2013
The BBC also passed along this quote from Redknapp that shows how close things are to being done with Remy:
This is a real coup for QPR. For starters, they have seemingly stolen Remy from the clutches of Newcastle.
The Daily Mail's Colin Young shed some light on that situation with this report on the dealings involving Remy:
It is understood Rangers offered double the wages Newcastle did to put together an £80,000-a-week package for Remy, who was Alan Pardew’s No 1 target following the sale of Demba Ba to Chelsea.
Both of these are important and necessary moves for QPR. They are currently last in the EPL with just 14 points, and it has been a dismal campaign that leaves them likely staring at relegation.
At 17, QPR is tied for the fewest goals scored in the EPL. Their defense has shown real flashes, but the offense has largely been a lost cause. Both of these probably new players will instantly bolster that attack.
Relegation is not a fate the club need to yet accept, and these moves are a clear sign they are going to try and make a run at avoiding it by capitalizing on some recent momentum.
QPR has taken four points from their last two EPL matches, which have come against top competition. Last time on the EPL pitch, they held a powerful Tottenham squad to a scoreless draw. And in the EPL match prior to that one, they earned a big upset win over Chelsea.
These moves will bring a nice infusion of explosive talent, and it will ensure that the enthusiasm within the team from their recent success is built upon.