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Frenchman nears Premier League switch despite seeking La Liga move

Joey Barton at the Oxford Union, where he addressed the students

Joey Barton continues criticism of Israel-Gaza conflict on Twitter after Yossi Benayoun dispute

QPR midfielder refuses to relent in Twitter tirade against the conflict in Gaza

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Rio Ferdinand is presented as a QPR player

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van Gaal's arrival appears to have been the deciding factor in QPR move

France striker Loic Remy

Loic Remy to Liverpool move OFF after medical concerns

The QPR striker flew to Boston earlier in the week to finalise his transfer

QPR transfer news: Julio Cesar returns from Toronto loan spell ahead of expected departure

Harry Redknapp has previously confirmed that he expects Cesar to leave the Premier League club

Queens Park Rangers transfer news: Harry Redknapp nearing Mathieu Valbuena coup

Newly promoted QPR could be set to make a move for French star

Yossi Benayoun (left) and Joey Barton

Joey Barton and Yossi Benayoun become involved in Twitter row over Israel-Gaza conflict

The Queens Park Rangers midfielder was accused of being 'stupid' by the Israeli international

Samuel Eto'o scored a hat-trick to beat Manchester United

QPR transfer news: Harry Redknapp plots bid for ex-Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o - reports

QPR boss Redknapp looking to sign former Barcelona star to aid survival bid

New recruit Steven Caulker

QPR complete deal for Cardiff City defender Steven Caulker

The centre-back will line up alongside Rio Ferdinand at Loftus Road

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Rio Ferdinand is presented as a QPR player

QPR transfer news: Completed summer deals, including Rio Ferdinand and Steven Caulker

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Loic Remy appears to be closing on a move to Liverpool

Liverpool transfer news: Loic Remy, Dejan Lovren and Divock Origi on verge of Anfield moves

Brendan Rodgers close to splashing £40m on three new players

Loic Remy appears to be closing on a move to Liverpool

Loic Remy to Liverpool: France striker closing on a move to Liverpool after QPR 'give permission' to Remy to discuss a move following £8.5m offer - reports

Liverpool are keen on Remy after letting Luis Suarez join Barcelona and Fabio Borini set to follow him out the Anfield door

QPR manager Harry Redknapp

QPR transfer latest: Harry Redknapp promises not to make the same mistakes as he believes Rio Ferdinand signing will not come back to haunt him

A number of high profile signings have failed to work out at Loftus Road but Redknapp feels that Ferdinand's addition can only be a positive

Rio Ferdinand is presented as a QPR player

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