Austin to watch QPR play on Saturday as striker closes in on loan move
Charlie Austin to watch QPR play on Saturday as striker closes in on loan move from West Brom
- Charlie Austin will be in attendance when QPR host Fulham on Saturday
- Austin is close to joining QPR on loan from West Brom for the rest of the season
- QPR boss Mark Warburton was eager to bring in an experienced forward on loan
Charlie Austin will be at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium on Saturday with QPR poised to confirm his return.
Rangers have sealed the capture of Austin on a loan deal until the end of the season.
And the striker will be in the stands for their FA Cup third round tie against neighbours Fulham this afternoon with his comeback also expected to be finalised on Saturday.
Charlie Austin will watch QPR play on Saturday as he closes in on a loan move from West Brom
Austin, 31, remains a big favourite at the club where he scored 45 goals in 75 starts before his form earned him a £4m move to Southampton in 2016.
Austin is struggling for game time at the Hawthorns with Sam Allardyce looking to add another striker on loan.
QPR manager Mark Warburton was eager to bring in an experienced forward on loan
Austin has been restricted to just seven appearances for West Brom this season
QPR boss Mark Warburton wanted an experienced forward on loan to lift his out of sorts squad and had been discussing a deal for Brighton’s 37-year old Glenn Murray who is on loan at Watford.
However, Warburton has now turned to Austin and talks between player and club have reached a successful conclusion.
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