The end of Bellamy’s career at Eastlands had long been signalled, and it seems QPR have succeeded where several clubs had failed and convinced the Welshman to join the ranks at Loftus Road.
Bellamy spent last year on loan at home town club Cardiff City and performed reasonably well. Whilst clearly not setting the world alight, Bellamy’s 11 goals helped the Bluebirds finish third before being beaten by Reading in the play-offs.
There is no doubt Bellamy looked a cut above the rest in the lower division and even before his exile from City he was performing well. One memorable brace against Manchester United will have QPR fans salivating at the potential recruitment.
Now, Sky Sources are reporting that Neil Warnock is to make yet another coup in the final week of the transfer window by recruiting a guaranteed goal getter to help his survival cause.
Unquestionably – Bellamy would be a fantastic recruit for QPR. Mancini has said he is free to go and nowhere near his first team and so removing Bellamy’s wages from the bill would be the ultimate priority – not the fee. You would only hope that at this last chance to play competitive football, Bellamy does not refuse a low contract offer.
With the takeover from Tony Fernandes though, QPR’s wage structure has improved considerably and there would still be able to offer a decent contract.
What do you think of the potential signing of Craig Bellamy? Does it spell good times for QPR in the Premier League or is it just another star fallen from grace?
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