Queens Park Rangers seal Eduardo Vargas loan

Queens Park Rangers announce that they have signed Napoli striker Eduardo Vargas on loan.

Queens Park Rangers have announced that they have signed Eduardo Vargas from Napoli on a season-long loan.

The 24-year-old was previously linked with a switch to Arsenal, but QPR have revealed that they have snapped up the Chile striker, who played in all four of his nation's World Cup encounters.

Vargas, who will wear the number 24, joins compatriot Mauricio Isla at Loftus Road, and he says that he cannot wait to begin playing in the "super competitive" Premier League.

"I've spoken to Mauricio a lot and he said it's a great, relaxed environment to work in, with a fantastic squad of players," he told the club's official website.

"The Premier League is the best in the world, the most exciting in the world, and I am looking forward to competing in what is a super-competitive division."

His arrival represents Harry Redknapp's sixth signing of the summer, and the 67-year-old is enthused by his latest capture.

"Eduardo is a quality player. He's sharp, he's bright, and he's very lively on and off the ball," Redknapp added.

"I really liked the look of him during the World Cup and he's a player our scouts have been looking at for some time. He's been on our radar for a long time now and we've had reports on him, from our scout over there, for a while.

"We've had him watched a lot, over the last year or so, and the feedback has been very positive. I'm delighted we've been able to bring him in."

The move signals Vargas's third loan spell away from Napoli - whom he joined in 2012 - having also enjoyed stints with Brazilian outfit Gremio in 2013, and La Liga club Valencia last season.

Queens Park Rangers' Malaysian chairman Tony Fernandes taken on December 15, 2012
Read Next:
Fernandes promises new QPR signings
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Wolverhampton WanderersWolves27195350203062
2Derby CountyDerby27157544232152
3Cardiff CityCardiff27155740251550
4Aston Villa27138639241547
5Bristol City2813874033747
6Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd27134104031943
7Leeds UnitedLeeds27134103729843
8Fulham2711974034642
9Middlesbrough27125103527841
10Preston North EndPreston27101163127441
11Brentford27101074135640
12Norwich CityNorwich28117102831-340
13Ipswich TownIpswich27123124039139
14Queens Park RangersQPR2789103137-633
15Nottingham ForestNott'm Forest27102153343-1032
16Millwall27710102930-131
17Sheffield WednesdaySheff Weds27710103034-431
18Reading2778123035-529
19Barnsley2769122737-1027
20Hull City27510123944-525
21Bolton WanderersBolton2767142545-2025
22Burton Albion2766152146-2524
23Birmingham CityBirmingham2765161538-2323
24Sunderland27410132947-1822
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account