Proud… QPR striker Matt Smith reflects on Leeds United spell

QPR's Matt Smith in action with Wigan's Stephen Warnock

Queens Park Rangers striker Matt Smith played for Leeds United before his move to Fulham.

QPR's Matt Smith in action with Wigan's Stephen Warnock

Queens Park Rangers striker Matt Smith has told the club’s official website that he is proud to have represented Leeds United.

Smith played for Leeds during the 2013-14 season before moving to London club Fulham.

The 27-year-old switched to QPR in the January transfer window for a transfer fee reported by The London Evening Standard to be worth £500,000.

The striker will come up against his former club Leeds this weekend. Rangers will take on the West Yorkshire outfit away from home at Elland Road in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Ahead of the match, Smith has stated that he is proud to have played for Leeds.

“I was only at Leeds for a short period, but a lot happened in that time,” Smith told QPR’s official website. “It was very eventful. What I can say is that I've got very fond memories of my time there.

“It's a massive club and I'm proud to have represented them – I'm looking forward to going back there.”

Leeds are one of the biggest clubs in England and are going strong in the Championship at the moment.

Garry Monk’s side are likely to end up in the top six of the Championship this season, and the Elland Road faithful will hope that the team get promoted to the Premier League at the end of the season.

Meanwhile, QPR are 14th in the Championship table at the moment.

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