West London latest: QPR to double defender's wage, Fulham sign Stafylidis

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The latest stories from Fulham and Queens Park Rangers.

QPR

GetWestLondon are reporting that the Rs are set to double Steven Caulker's wages to make sure they complete a £9 million move for the Cardiff City defender.

The big news from the QPR camp in the last 24 hours has been that Brazil legend Ronaldinho has been linked with a move to west London.

According to reports in Italy, Harry Redknapp is interested in bringing the veteran to Loftus Road.

The Brazilian is a World Cup and Champions League winner but, at 34, his ability to influence games in the Premier League will be under severe scrutiny.

Elsewhere, Tottenham are reportedly readying a £5 million bid for QPR target Jamaal Lascelles.

In other news, QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar joined David Luiz in apologising to fans after Brazil's historic 7-1 loss to Germany.

Fulham

A productive off-season for Fulham has gotten even busier today as the club announced the loan signing of Kostas Stafylidis from Bayer Leverkusen.

A club statement from the Cottagers read: "Fulham is delighted to announce the season-long loan signing of Konstantinos Stafylidis from Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen. The Club have an option to sign the player permanently at the end of the loan agreement."

For more on the 20-year-old, you can read five facts about him here.

In other news, Ross McCormack, who completed an £11 million move to Fulham from Leeds United yesterday, has been accused of 'disrespecting' Leeds owner Massimo Cellino.

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