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Marc Pugh leaves QPR

Former Bournemouth midfielder Marc Pugh has left QPR before the Championship restart.

Pugh had been one game away from triggering a contract extension at Loftus Road.

He joined the Rs last summer after leaving Cherries following a memorable nine-year spell at Dean Court.

Announcing Pugh's departure on their club website, QPR boss Mark Warburton said: “Marc is a fantastic professional and he deserves to be treated with absolute respect. The simple reality is we, as a club, are not in a position to be able to provide a further 12-month contract to Marc.

“I have no interest in disrespecting Marc by simply not playing him and having him train as hard as he always does with no prospect of being involved.

“Marc understands the position and, typically, has been great to deal with regarding the situation.

“He leaves us with enormous gratitude on our part. His experience and professionalism have been invaluable both on and off the pitch."

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