Report: QPR's Charlie Austin feels he is being priced out of move

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Charlie Austin has been repeatedly linked to the likes of Newcastle United, West Bromwich Albion and Aston Villa in the wake of QPR's relegation.

Queens Park Rangers forward Charlie Austin feels he is being priced out of a move away from Loftus Road, according to a report in the Shields Gazette. 

Austin has a £15 million price-tag attached to him after an impressive 2014/5 season in the Premier League - his first at that level - which saw him find the net on 18 occasions, with Newcastle United reported - as mentioned in the Gazette article - to be among the clubs pursuing his signature. 

The Birmingham Mail reports that West Bromwich Albion are also keen on the forward, but are unwilling to meet the asking price set by QPR.

There has been a lot of talk over a potential move away from Loftus Road this summer for Austin after QPR's relegation from the Premier League - with Aston Villa another club that is said to be interested in the forward, as reported by the Daily Mirror, while West Ham United have 'baulked' at the asking price, according to the Shields Gazette

Following on from his impressive goalscoring efforts last season, it is of little surprise that Premier League clubs are registering their interest in Austin - as he has shown that he could be a useful asset for most sides in the division. 

It's only right that QPR try and get the best deal for themselves in these circumstances, and in order for Austin to get his move, he may have to force it himself. The next few weeks may make for interesting viewing as this long-running saga rumbles on. 

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