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QPR swoop for Leroy Fer in club record sale for Norwich City

Leroy Fer has joined Premier League side QPR.
Leroy Fer has joined Premier League side QPR. Credit: PA

Norwich City midfielder Leroy Fer has joined Premier League side QPR.

The Canaries have received a club record fee for the powerful Dutchman, who has penned a three-year contract at Loftus Road.

QPR have chased the former FC Twente star all summer, and have finally got their man.

Norwich's previous record sale was Dean Ashton back in 2006, who signed for West Ham United in a £7.25million move.

It's understood that Rangers have paid in excess of £8million to land Fer, although the deal could eventually be worth £10million to Norwich.

“It was always my dream to stay in England, in the Premier League. QPR did well last season to come up and the squad is full of top players, so I’m delighted to be here.

Harry (Redknapp) told me I was a big target for him and when you hear that from a coach, you want to work with them and play for them."

– Leroy Fer, QPR

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Cuéllar "proud" to join Norwich City after sealing Canaries switch

Carlos Cuéllar has joined Norwich City.
Carlos Cuéllar has joined Norwich City. Credit: PA

Norwich City have completed the signing of experienced defender Carlos Cuéllar on a free transfer.

The Spaniard has been without a club since leaving Sunderland this summer, but he has now agreed a one-year contract at Carrow Road.

The 32-year-old has spent the last six years in the Premier League after moving from Rangers to Aston Villa for £7.8million back in 2008.

“I’m so happy and so proud to join Norwich City. They’ve given me the opportunity to come here and I want to pay them back with performances on the pitch.

It is a big club but it is looking to get bigger and stronger and to move forward. I see the same mentality that I have of trying to improve all the time, so I think we’ll go hand in hand."

– Carlos Cuéllar, Norwich City

Cuéllar is the second defender to commit his future to the Canaries today, with Michael Turner also signing a new two-year contract.

Read more: Turner agrees new Norwich contract

Norwich City defender Michael Turner pens new contract

Michael Turner in action for Norwich City last season.
Michael Turner in action for Norwich City last season. Credit: PA

Norwich City defender Michael Turner has signed a new two-year contract with the club.

30-year-old Turner joins the likes of Ryan Bennett and Wes Hoolahan who have also committed their futures to the Canaries in recent weeks.

The former Sunderland man will now stay at Carrow Road until the summer of 2016, with the option for a further year.

“Michael has been outstanding since I came into the job.

That includes last season as well; he’s carried on the form he showed in those final few games into pre-season and then the start of this season.

He fully deserves his new contract and we’re absolutely delighted that he’s signed on the dotted line.”

– Neil Adams, Norwich City Manager

Read more: Hoolahan pens new Norwich deal

Norwich City's Leroy Fer: "I had to continue my career in the Premier League"

Leroy Fer celebrates scoring for Holland at the World Cup.
Leroy Fer celebrates scoring for Holland at the World Cup. Credit: PA

Norwich City midfielder Leroy Fer says that he had to continue playing in the Premier League to fulfil his international ambitions.

The 24-year-old underwent a medical with QPR yesterday, and is expected to complete an £8million move shortly.

QPR have pursued the powerful midfield player all summer, and have previously seen a bid rejected.

However, they now look like they've got their man.

Speaking to dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad, Fer said that it was imperative that he continued his career in the top flight.

"To keep playing in the Premier League was very important for me.

I have not talked to the national team coach (Guus Hiddink), but Danny Blind (Hiddink's assistant) said that the Premier League is a good stage on which to keep an eye on me."

– Leroy Fer, Norwich City

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'Biggest game in Dons history': Expected sell out for Manchester United clash

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The game is expected to be a sell out. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Next Tuesday's MK Dons' cup clash against Manchester United is expected to sell out, with some fans queuing through the night waiting for the box office to open.

Fans lined up around the block at Stadium MK, hoping to bag one of the 29,000 tickets on sale to what's already being described as the biggest game in the Dons' history.

Norwich City: Olsson handed extended ban as Canaries close on Jerome and Cuéllar deals

Martin Olsson sees red at Molineux.
Martin Olsson sees red at Molineux. Credit: PA

Norwich City defender Martin Olsson has been handed an extra three match ban by the FA after making physical contact with the referee during last weekend's opening day defeat to Wolves.

Olsson appeared to push referee Simon Hooper after he was sent off at Molineux.

The Sweden international was suspended for Saturday's win over Watford, and will now also sit out games against Blackburn Rovers, Ipswich Town and Crawley Town.

The Canaries have decided not to appeal the charge, and Olsson has also been fined £3,000.

Cameron Jerome spent time on loan at Crystal Palace last season.
Cameron Jerome spent time on loan at Crystal Palace last season. Credit: PA

Meanwhile, Norwich are thought to be closing in on a couple of new signings.

A fee of £1.5million has been agreed with Stoke City for striker Cameron Jerome according to the Stoke Sentinel.

The powerful forward is also attracting interest from Celtic, but it's understood that he would prefer a move to Carrow Road.

Carlos Cuéllar was released by Sunderland this summer.
Carlos Cuéllar was released by Sunderland this summer. Credit: PA

The Canaries could also add experienced defender Carlos Cuéllar to their ranks.

The Spaniard has been without a club since leaving Sunderland at the end of last season, and is believed to have undergone a medical in Norfolk today.

Britt earns tribute from Peterborough boss

by Donovan Blake

Peterborough United manager Darren Ferguson hopes striker Britt Assombalonga succeeds at new club Nottingham Forest - despite losing him two days before the start of the new League One season.

Assombalonga moved to the City Ground having spent just one season at London Road. In that time the 21 year old former Watford striker scored 33 goals, with all bar 10 coming in the league.

"The timing could be better, but you can't hand pick what day or what month of someone's going to come in for one of your players. It's the way football is.

The boy made his mind up that he wanted to leave and you've got to respect that. And I have to say good luck to the boy because he was fantastic for us in the short spell he was here."

– Darren Ferguson, Peterborough United manager

Assombalonga was the second striker to leave Posh this week. On Tuesday Nicky Ajose completed his move from London Road to join another Championship side, Leeds United.

The former Manchester United trainee, however, was one of a number of players transfer-listed by Posh following their failure to win promotion from League One in May via the play-offs.

Read more: Assombalonga seals £5million Forest move

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