QPR add Tottenham youngster to squad
By Luke Thornhill
Updated Monday, 13th September 2010
Queens Park Rangers may be top of the Championship table, but they have strengthened their side with the signing of full-back Kyle Walker on loan from Tottenham Hotspur. Monday's Championship round-up
Walker, 20, moved to White Hart Lane from Sheffield United in the summer. He was a youth trainee at the Blades when Neil Warnock - now R's manager - was in charge a Bramall Lane.
"QPR are a good, ball-playing team so I am pleased to join the club and hopefully I can improve while I am here," he said.
"I didn't really cross paths with Neil Warnock at Sheffield United because I signed scholarship terms when they got promoted and he left the following season. I didn't have much dealings with him but he's a good guy, a funny guy."
"Shefki has been a potent threat against us in the past and now we hope he can do exactly the same in a Derby County shirt," said the Rams manager Nigel Clough.
"He will give us a presence in attack. He is big, strong and has been a goalscorer wherever he has been."