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Chelsea & West Ham line-up moves for £15m QPR forward Charlie Austin, Southampton and Newcastle United also interested

Stamford Bridge and Upton Park sides chase Loftus Road ace.

Chelsea & West Ham have joined the ever growing queue in pursuit of QPR forward Charlie Austin according to the London Evening Standard.

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The 25 year old England hopeful looks destined to leave Loftus Road after an outstanding individual season in the Premier League in 2014/15.

The former Swindon Town man bagged 17 top tier goals despite his side failing to retain their Premier League status and this has, unsurprisingly, led to a host of sides being interested in capturing the forward this summer.

Jose Mourinho may see the £15m rated QPR star as a useful back-up to Diego Costa whilst a move to West Ham would presumably lead to a regular first team starting spot.

Southampton and Newcastle United are also keeping close tabs on Austin and it’s highly unlikely QPR will retain the player for next term.

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