Andre Dozzell: QPR move was the right step in my career

Andre Dozzell reckons signing for QPR is the “right step for me” after leaving Ipswich Town.

The midfielder has agreed a three-year deal with the R’s and the club has the option for a further year.

The 22-year-old has represented England at U16, U17, U18, U19 and U20 level.

“I am buzzing and just can’t wait to get going,” said Dozzell.

“I have been at Ipswich since I was eight and I will always have love for the club, but I felt now was the right time to make this step in my career.

“This takes me out of my comfort zone but I think it is the right time.

“My Dad had good years at Ipswich but I’m my own player and I think it was time for me to move on.

“I spoke to Les [Ferdinand] and the gaffer [Mark Warburton] and they sold it to me. I was aware they were tracking me for quite some time. It’s always nice to feel wanted, so it was easy for me.

“They told me how they saw me fitting into their plans and how they can improve me. Obviously there are lots of improvements to be made, so it’s exciting to come and play here.

“This was the right step for me.”

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