Campbell seals switch to QPR
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Premier League new-boys Queens Park Rangers have signed striker DJ Campbell on a two-year deal from Blackpool for an undisclosed fee.

The 29-year-old scored 13 times for Blackpool in the Premier League last season but was unable to save the Seasiders from relegation. For Campbell, signing for QPR means he will still be in the top flight but also playing for the club he followed as a boy.

"It's a club I supported as a kid," Campbell told the club's website. "I grew up around here and QPR have played a massive part in my life. This was my first club, from six to 16, so to be finally back here at the age of 29 is really special.

When I heard QPR were in for me it was an offer I couldn't refuse - this is my club.
DJ Campbell, new Queens Park Rangers striker

"There were other clubs in the Premier League that showed an interest but when I heard QPR were in for me it was an offer I couldn't refuse - this is my club," Campbell insisted.

QPR manager Neil Warnock said of Campbell: "He is someone I have admired for a while now and he had a fabulous season in the Premier League with Blackpool.

"He is a QPR fan and you can tell he has a great desire to do well for the club he supports. That shone through when I met up with him - he can't wait to play for us."