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<b>Julio Cesar, Inter Milan to QPR, 2012</b><br/>
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<b>Julio Cesar, Inter Milan to QPR, 2012</b><br/>
Needing a reliable stopper to replace Paddy Kenny, QPR brought in Robert Green. But after the Englishman shipped five goals against Swansea on his league debut, the Rs had a rethink. Cue the arrival of Brazilian international and former Uefa Goalkeeper of the Year Julio Cesar, who traded Italian giants Inter Milan for west London minnows QPR in the shock move of the summer.

Julio Cesar a concern for QPR ahead of crunch Aston Villa meeting

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