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Queens Park Rangers look at another signing

Speculation has suggested that QPR are in talks with Sunderland over a deal for defender Anton Ferdinand.

QPR completed the signing on Armand Traore from Arsenal on Tuesday, who was the third signing since Tony Fernandes’ take over at the club. Traore followed Joey Barton and Luke Young in moving to Loftus Road.

Boss Neil Warnock has already revealed that they were looking to bring in four or five players before Wednesday’s transfer window deadline and it now looks very likely.

Sunderland manager Steve Bruce has brought in 11 signings this summer, including defenders Wes Brown and John O’Shea, which has led to Ferdinand dropping down the pecking order.

The former West Ham man is in his final year of his contract at the Stadium of Light, and it is believed that no discussions have been made regarding a new deal.

The Black Cats have also been boosted by the upcoming returns Titus Bramble and Michael Turner from injury, which will mean Bruce, can allow the player to leave. The funds gained for Ferdinand are thought to go towards a bid to sign a new striker.