Richard Dunne: I want new QPR contract

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Queens Park Rangers defender Richard Dunne is hoping to extend his stay with the club.

Queens Park Rangers defender Richard Dunne has told the Daily Mail that he is hoping to stay at the club next season.

Dunne's contract expires this summer, but the centre-back doesn't want his time at Loftus Road to be coming to an end.

Instead the 35-year-old wants to play a key part in helping QPR bounce back from relegation by forming part of their back-line in the second tier. 

"If I’m at QPR it will be great, that’s the aim and if we can come back up, but at the moment I will just see how things go over the summer," he said. 

Dunne has been a fairly regular starter for the London side, despite his advancing years, and his experience could be crucial for their Championship battle next season.

QPR, though, are expected to be looking towards the future and his age could count against him with that policy in mind.

Chris Ramsey is likely to bring in a number of young players over the summer and Dunne does not really fit in with that ethos. 

As a result, the former Aston Villa man could be looking for a new club this summer, even if he is still hoping to stay at QPR for a little longer. 

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