Exclusive: 25-yr-old to undergo QPR medical today ahead of signing three-year deal

EXCLUSIVE by Pete O’Rourke

Queens Park Rangers are poised to sign former Chelsea defender Todd Kane on a free transfer with the player due for a medical today (Saturday, 27 July), Football Insider understands.

Kane, who is available on a free transfer after seeing out his contract at Chelsea earlier this summer, has held talks with QPR, Middlesbrough and Wigan over a potential move this summer.

A well-placed source at Loftus Road has told Football Insider that Kane has opted to move to QPR having been impressed by Rs boss Mark Warburton and will undertake the necessary medical tests to complete his move.

Kane is set to sign a three-year deal at Loftus Road once he comes through his medical to become the club’s latest new signing, with Football Insider having exclusively revealed

QPR are looking to bring in a new right-back before the close of the transfer window after selling Darnell Furlong to Championship rivals West Bromwich Albion earlier this month.

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Kane impressed last season on loan at Hull, making 41 appearances in all competitions and QPR are ready to offer him a contract at Loftus Road.

The 25-year-old’s versatility in that he can right-back, right wing-back as well as left-back and in midfield means he will add depth to Warburton’s squad ahead of the new Championship season.

In other QPR news, it can be REVEALED that the club are plotting a move to sign a giant from Nottingham Forest.