It also helps if you have also played for West Ham United in your past with recent examples including Bobby Zamora, Anton Ferdinand, Gary O’Neil and Robert Green.
And it looks like that trend is to continue as Redknapp, who was linked to the England job in the past, has agreed a deal with Rio Ferdinand, according to the Daily Star.
Ferdinand was released from Manchester United this summer at the grand old age of 35 but Redknapp clearly feels he still has something to offer the Hoops.
The move will see Ferdinand and Redknapp link up for the first time since their days at Upton Park in the late 90’s.
But reports suggest the former Leeds United defender has taken a big wage cut in order to make the move back to London.
Manchester United fans. Have Queens Park Rangers got a good deal by signing Ferdinand on a free transfer or are his best day behind him? Let us know your thoughts below.
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