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QPR Agree £12m Deal to Sell Centre-Back Christopher Samba Back to Anzhi

QPR bought Samba from Anzhi Makhachkala in January.

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QPR have agreed to sell defender Christopher Samba back to Anzhi Makhachkala for £12 million, BBC Sport reports.

The Hoops only signed Samba in January from the Russian club for £12.5 million and the defender only made 10 appearances for QPR as the club were relegated from the Premier League.

The defender was reportedly on wages of £100,000 a week which caused friction between Samba and the clubs fans with the defender telling supporters to “get over” his wages after QPR’s defeat to Fulham in April.

Due to QPR’s relegation, the defender was always likely to leave the club because of his high wages and the tension with the clubs fans and manager Harry Redknapp will hope he gets to spend a portion of the £12 million transfer fee that QPR will receive.

The club are hoping to cut their wage bill considerably due to their relegation and have already released strikers Jay Bothroyd and Djbril Cisse.

Many fans were unhappy that the club were spending big money on wages for some players that just weren’t performing and will hope that the club sign hard-working, committed players that will help them get back into the Premier League at the first time of asking.


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