QPR boss Harry Redknapp says the capture of World Cup midfielder Leroy Fer is a massive boost for the club.

The Dutch international has put pen to paper on a three-year deal after signing from Norwich City for an undisclosed fee.

Fer has been on the radar of Redknapp for most of the summer and he delighted to have finally got his man.

“Leroy’s arrival is a massive boost for us," the Hoops boss told the club's website.

“He’s another excellent signing and I’m delighted we’ve been able to get him to QPR.

“He played for Holland in the World Cup this summer and has all the attributes you'd be looking for from a central midfielder.

“He's just an outstanding midfield player - great physique, fine ability, he gets box-to-box.

“I’m really looking forward to integrating him into the squad.”

 

The 24-year-old, who played and scored in Brazil, has been handed the number 10 shirt.

He said: “It was always my dream to stay in England, in the Premier League. QPR did well last season to come up and the squad is full of top players, so I’m delighted to be here.

“Harry told me I was a big target for him and when you hear that from a coach, you want to work with them and play for them.

“I’m just looking forward to showing what I’m capable of here at QPR.”

Fer is Redknapp's fifth summer signing following the arrivals of Steven Caulker, Rio Ferdinand, Jordon Mutch on permanent transfers and Mauricio Isla on a season-long loan from Juventus.