QPR's Michael Doughty sends message to supporters on Twitter after penning new contract

Queens Park Rangers youngster Michael Doughty has signed a deal which will keep him at Loftus Road until 2018.

Michael Doughty has expressed his delight on social media site Twitter after signing a new contract with Queens Park Rangers.

Doughty has risen through QPR's youth ranks to become a prominent member of their first-team squad, and his good form has earned him an extended stay at Loftus Road.

The 22-year-old has signed a new deal which will keep him with the R's until 2018, and he was quick to celebrate the news on Twitter after it was announced. 

Doughty started to make his breakthrough at QPR last season, when he made three appearances in the Premier League.

Over the summer he was tasked by Chris Ramsey with getting fitter, and the midfielder rose to the challenge, spending much of his break from football ensuring that he was in peak physical condition for the start of new campaign.

That hard work has paid off, and led to him playing seven times for the R's to date this season, where he has generally impressed.

QPR will now be hoping that Doughty can act as an example to the current members of their youth team of what can be achieved, with the London club working hard to improve the productivity of their academy system. 

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