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Thursday 21 June 2012

QPR sign goalkeeper Green

England international agrees to move from West Ham on a two-year deal

Robert Green has played for West Ham and Norwich in the Barclays Premier League

Queens Park Rangers have signed West Ham United's England international goalkeeper Robert Green on a two-year deal.

The 32 year-old's deal will commence on July 1st following the conclusion of his contract with the Barclays Premier League new boys.

Green told QPR's website: "I'm delighted to be here.

"Rob has vast experience at Premier League level and his pedigree speaks for itself"
- Mark Hughes

"I'm excited about the challenge ahead and hugely encouraged by the direction in which the owners and Mark Hughes are looking to take the club.

"It's an exciting period for everybody connected to QPR and I can't wait to get started."

Rangers boss Mark Hughes said the signing would strengthen his squad.

"It was important we brought another quality keeper into the group," he said.

"Rob is obviously someone with vast experience at international and Premier League level and his pedigree speaks for itself.

"He's got all the characteristics of a top keeper and he'll be a huge addition for us who will stimulate the goalkeeping group, which can only be good for the squad as a whole."

Green is currently with the England squad at the European Championships in Poland and Ukraine.

He has made 215 Barclays Premier League apparances for Norwich City and West Ham.

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Key Points

  • QPR sign keeper Robert Green from West Ham
  • England goalkeeper signs two-year deal at Loftus Road
  • Green has made more than 200 Barclays Premier League appearances