Jenas makes jump to Hoops

Jermaine Jenas has rejoined his old Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp at Queens Park Rangers after signing an 18-month deal at Loftus Road.

Last Updated: 01/02/13 at 06:41 Post Comment

Jermaine Jenas: Has rejoined Harry Redknapp at QPR

Jermaine Jenas: Has rejoined Harry Redknapp at QPR

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It is Redknapp's second signing of deadline day after completing the record signing of Chris Samba earlier in the day

Jenas joined Tottenham from Newcastle in 2005 for a fee of £7million and went on to make over 200 appearances for the North London club before falling out of favour.

A season long loan at Aston Villa during 2011/12 was cut short by a serious Achilles injury that kept him out for six months but despite a change of managers at White Hart Lane he could still only manage one appearance under Andre Villas Boas.

The 29-year old was sent out on loan to his first club Nottingham Forest in September and made six appearances.

He will now be hoping to revive his career with a move across London to help QPR's fight for survival.

And he admitted linking up with Harry Redknapp was a big persuasive factor in his move to West London.

He said: "Obviously the fact that Harry was here made a big difference. He knows me well as a player.

"There's a big challenge ahead and I want to be a part of it. There's no time to waste, we need to hit the ground running and get the wins, starting on Saturday."

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