Former Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City forward Rodney Marsh has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his surprise at the suggestion that Charlie Austin could move to Bournemouth this summer.
Austin is on the books of QPR at the moment, but following the London outfit’s relegation from the Premier League at the end of the 2014-15 season, he has been linked with a number of clubs.
The Telegraph recently reported of Premier League champions Chelsea’s interest in the 25-year-old, while earlier this month The Northern Echo claimed that Liverpool made contact with former Swindon Town forward’s representatives.
Marsh is surprised that the former Burnley forward is being linked with Bournemouth, and he has reiterated his claim that the QPR star is too good to play for West Ham.
Wow! Charlie Austin to Bournemouth ?!! And I thought West Ham was a bad move for him......— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) June 29, 2015
I'm not underestimating Bournemouth or West Ham. Just thought a 20 goal a year man could get a bigger club. You fans are so myopic !!— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) June 29, 2015
Charlie Austin has come to his senses & will not be leaving QPR for West Ham ...more to follow— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) June 24, 2015
Can't believe Charlie Austin is leaving QPR for West Ham !!!!— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) June 20, 2015
It seems you all missed my point. If West Ham is Austin's only option to stay on the EPL of course he should take it...— Rodney Marsh (@RodneyMarsh10) June 20, 2015
Charlie Austin stats
Austin was arguably the best player for QPR in the 2014-15 campaign and did everything he could to prevent them from getting relegated to the Championship.
The 25-year-old scored 18 goals and created 23 chances in 35 Premier League appearances.
Austin had a pass accuracy of 66% and a shot accuracy of 67%, and won 86 headers, 15 dribbles and 16 tackles.
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