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QPR wing-back Traore confirms turning down Crystal Palace

QPR fullback Armand Traore has confirmed he won't be joining Crystal Palace today.

Palace boss Neil Warnock had hoped to tempt the former Arsenal man to Selhurst Park.

"There was a little bit of a misunderstanding, but I think I'm going to stay," the wing-back told the Fulham Chronicle. "I didn't sign a new (two-year) contract to move on. I've been here almost four years, and I said in the past I could have moved to Benfica, but I stayed.

"I grafted in the Championship, and now we're back in the Premier League.

"Some things were said between me and Harry (Redknapp), and I don't want to say what, but I'm going to stay and give it my best shot."

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