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Ferdinand insists his body can handle QPR demands

QPR signing Rio Ferdinand insists there's no concerns with his fitness levels.

Despite being let go by Manchester United, records showed Ferdinand was the fourth highest in the Red Devils squad last season when it came to being fit and available for match selection.

"Some people question my fitness but over the last two years I have been one of the most ever-present in terms of training and games," Ferdinand said.

"I thought I could play every Premier League game last season when I was at Manchester United but it was not to be.

"I am here now and hopefully the manager will call on me every week and I can produce."

He continued: "Harry told me to play as many games as I can.

"The amount of experience I have got, if I can be of help to the young player here by the way I train, the way I conduct myself, then that is great."

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