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QPR keeper Green admits contract nightmare handling own negotiations

QPR goalkeeper Robert Green admits sorting out his own contract has a huge problem.

He decided he could sort his own deal, only to discover he was swatting agents like flies at the European Championships in Poland on England duty.

"It was an absolute nightmare," he told the Fulham Chronicle. "People got wind, and it was a free-for-all to get that commission. I don't know how many tried, maybe 20-30 people and a phone call a day.

"Every day, there would be 10 missed calls from anonymous numbers when I got in from training."

Green added: "People are frustrated with money going out of the game, but I think it's difficult for players who need a team around them they can trust, and I also fully understand players not wanting to talk about money and things.

"I think if you want to fight it, I'm not sure you can win."

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