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QPR have signed Andre Gray on a season-long loan from Watford, with the striker explaining exactly what appealed to him over the move to Loftus Road.
The 30-year-old reunited with R’s boss Mark Warburton in west London. The couple previously worked at Brentford during the 2014-15 campaign. Gray scored 17 league goals that season as the Bees reached the championship playoffs.
Gray told QPR’s official website: “I’m really excited. It was clear that the manager had a massive role to play in it, having worked with him before.
“I wanted to go somewhere where I could try to get back to my best and I felt this was the best solution. It was an easy decision.
“I love playing in the championship, I love the Tuesday matches. I was in a position where I could have gone abroad and had a nice lifestyle and enjoyed the sun, but that was not what I wanted to do. ”
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Warburton welcomes Andre Gray
Warburton is also looking forward to working with the striker again.
“I am just happy that we have been able to bring in others.
“He has pace and power and knows the division. He has a great work ethic, an eye for goal and is a real athlete.
“I know him very well, he is a very good character around the place, and he will fit very well into the group.
“I also think Andre has a point to prove, and I hope he manages to do this.”
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