QPR rival Celtic for Newcastle keeper Forster

QPR are joining the battle for Newcastle United goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

QPR are joining the battle for Newcastle United goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

The Daily Record says QPR gaffer Mark Hughes is trying to hijack Celtic's deal as he eyes up the 24-year-old as a replacement for Paddy Kenny, who looks set to rejoin old boss Neil Warnock at Leeds.

The Londoners, also linked with a move for Celtic striker Gary Hooper, are desperate to strengthen their squad after just avoiding relegation from the Premiership last season – and Hughes sees Forster as an ideal No.1.

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