QPR have completed the signing of defender Alex Baptiste from Middlesbrough.
The 31-year-old has agreed a two-year deal at Loftus Road following his release from the Riverside Stadium.
Speaking following his reunion with his old manager at Blackpool, Baptiste says he can’t wait to get started.
He said: “I’m very excited to be working with Ian Holloway again.
“Working with him at Blackpool was the best time of my career. We had an unbelievable team spirit there and he was the biggest part of that.
“QPR is a massive club and I an really looking forward to being part of the squad.”
Discussing his attributes as a player, Baptiste says that he is sure to give everything he has for the Loftus Road fans.
He said: “I’m an honest lad who gives 100 per cent. I will give it my all, I will leave it all on the pitch and hopefully it will be good enough.
“I’ve played at Loftus Road before. It’s so tight and the crowd are on top of you, so hopefully we can keep getting the wins, keep getting the crowds in and make the place a fortress.”