Date: 29th January 2013 at 4:45pm
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Daily Mail claims that the manager is set to launch a raid for defender Christopher Samba.

The Congo international made his name in the Premier League with Blackburn Rovers and is known for his physical and commanding presence at the back – something QPR are in deep need of given their form this season and also the departure of Ryan Nelsen who is taking up a manager’s role with MLS outfit Toronto FC.

The centre back is currently plying his trade for mega-rich Anzhi Makhachkala in Russia but has unfortunately had to face up to racism in the nation stating to The Sun back in April last year that the case was: “The saddest thing that has ever happened” to him in his career.

Nevertheless the player later claimed: “I am thoroughly enjoying my time in Russia and although I was of course angry at the racism incident, along with the rest of the football world, racist issues here are no different to what I have experienced in other countries.” The Daily Mail note that Anzhi would be reluctant to sell the player but would ask for around £10 million and if QPR were also willing to match the salary Samba is currently on at £100,000-a-week, a move could well go through.

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