QPR fan favourite tweets his joy after signing new one-year deal

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Alejandro Faurlin says he could not be happier to sign a new one-year deal at Queens Park Rangers.

QPR have been making a lot of headway in the transfer market recently, though most of their activity has involved existing players.

Seven have been released by the club this summer, while five have been targeted for contract extensions.

One of those in talks with the Rs was fan favourite Alejandro Faurlin, the 27-year-old who is now the west London side's longest-serving player.

And despite his injury troubles last season, Harry Redknapp and co. have decided to hand Faurlin a new one-year contract extension, leaving the Argentine absolutely jubilant.

Earlier, Faurlin had told the club's website: “It's nice to sign the new deal. It took a little bit of time, but I am so happy everything is now sorted.

“It's been quite an amazing journey so far - relegation, promotions and plenty more - but it's been a beautiful experience. I hope the next chapter is the most epic yet."

Before QPR's relegation the season before last, Faurlin made two assists in 11 games and has gone on to develop a strong relationship with the Loftus Road faithful.

Faurlin joined QPR from Institute FC in July 2009 and has made 130 appearances for the Rs. He missed the second half of last term with a cruciate ligament injury but has returned to fitness.

Now, Redknapp's side will look to secure new deals for goalkeeper Rob Green, defender Armand Traore, midfielder Gary O'Neil and striker Bobby Zamora.

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