Report: QPR look set to sign Angel Rangel on a free transfer

Angel Rangel of Swansea City during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Swansea City and Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium on October 24, 2017 in Swansea, Wales.

Former Swansea City star Angel Rangel could be signing for QPR on a free transfer

 

Angel Rangel of Swansea City after the final whistle of the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Reading and Swansea City at Madejski Stadium on September 19, 2017 in Reading, England.

Queens Park Rangers are taking the first steps in tightening their defence with the reported free signing of Angel Rangel from fellow Championship side Swansea City, according to The Sun. 

The Spanish right-back was something of a cult hero at The Liberty Stadium and his release this summer has seen QPR take a recent interest. Steve McClaren's side have lost both of their Championship games and with Darnell Furlong out injured for three months, cover is required. 

 

Rangel, 35, is thought to have been training with the west Londoners as the two parties try to iron out the finer details of a deal. 

The ex-Swan isn't likely to sign passed the end of the season, but signing an experienced player like this will be a boost for QPR's younger players. With The Hoops restricted to loans and free signings until the summer transfer window, the full-back would be a sensible addition. 

Angel Rangel of Swansea City celebrates with Alfie Mawson of Swansea City after the final whistle of the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Swansea City at Selhurst Park on...

Osman Kakay has occupied the right-back position in Rangers first couple of Championship games and has performed admirably in both. It's unclear at this stage, however, if manager Steve McClaren will give Rangel an immediate starting berth, but Kakay is likely to have a fight on his hands to keep his place. 

Rangel made over 300 appearances for the Swans scoring nine goals and registered 30 assists during his 11 year stay.  

Queens Park Rangers manager Steve McClaren watches the first half action from the stands during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Queens Park Ranger at Deepdale...

 

 

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