CONFIRMED! QPR goalkeeper Alex McCarthy joins Crystal Palace

first_img1 Alex McCarthy Crystal Palace have signed Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Alex McCarthy on a four-year deal, for an undisclosed fee.The former England Under-21 international is best known for his time at Reading, where he came through their youth ranks to represent the first-team 75 times – as well as appearing for a host of clubs on loan over six levels of English football.The 25-year-old signed for the Hoops last Summer and featured three times in the Premier League, as well as being called up to the England squad.McCarthy said: “I’m over the moon. When I first heard about Palace’s interest I was excited because I really wanted to be back in the Premier League. Towards the end of last season I started hearing little inklings about a move and then gradually over the summer things progressed and now, here I am.“Every time I’ve played at Palace the atmosphere has been brilliant, the fans are excellent and they’re so passionate about their club.  I’m really excited to be here.” McCarthy becomes Alan Pardew’s third summer signing following the high-profile capture of France midfielder Yohan Cabaye, plus the arrival of striker Patrick Bamford on a season-long loan move from Chelsea.last_img

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