QPR sign Huddersfield keeper Smithies

Alex Smithies: Queens Park Rangers sign Huddersfield keeper

Queens Park Rangers have signed goalkeeper Alex Smithies from Championship rivals Huddersfield Town for an undisclosed fee.

The 25-year-old made 274 appearances for the Terriers after coming through the Yorkshire club's youth system.

Smithies, who becomes QPR's 11th signing of the summer, has agreed a three-year deal at Loftus Road.

"This was a big decision but the timing was right for my career. QPR is the ideal opportunity for me," he said.

"Being at a club that was recently in the Premier League, there is going to be a lot of expectation to push on and improve, and I think I will thrive off that."

QPR's summer signings so far

Massimo Luongo (Swindon)

James Perch (Wigan)

Ben Gladwin (Swindon)

Paul Konchesky (Leicester, loan)

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas (Bristol City)

Oscar Gobern (Huddersfield)

Jamie Mackie (Nottm Forest)

Grant Hall (Tottenham)

Sebastian Polter (Mainz)

Alex Smithies (Huddersfield)

Tjaronn Chery (Groningen)

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