Charlie Austin has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his delight at joining Southampton.
Austin has left Championship outfit Championship to move to Premier League side Southampton on a four-and-a-half-year contract.
Austin has taken to Twitter to thank Rangers, and to assure the Southampton fans that he will give his all to succeed at St. Mary’s Stadium.
Thank you to everyone at @QPR for 2 1/2 brilliant years. Made me and my family have some great memories good luck— Charlie Austin (@chazaustin9) January 16, 2016
Austin joined QPR in 2013, and his contract was due to run out at the end of the 2015-16 campaign. The Englishman scored 18 goals and created 23 chances in 35 Premier League games for QPR last season.
The former Burnley star has struggled with injuries this term but he still scored 10 goals and created 17 chances in 16 Championship matches for Rangers.
QPR and Southampton fans have taken to Twitter to have their say on the transfer of Austin.
Below are some of the best comments:
QPR fans on Charlie Austin departure:
@chazaustin9 Thanks for everything you did at QPR, Charlie. Been a pleasure watching you, my friend. :)— Ray Eaton (@RaymondEaton2) January 16, 2016
Southampton fans on Charlie Austin signing: