Football: Queens Park Rangers swoop for Juventus defender Isla
Published on Aug 7, 2014 4:46 AM
LONDON (AFP) - Premier League new-boys QPR signed Chile defender Mauricio Isla on a season-long loan from Juventus on Wednesday.
Isla has received a work permit endorsement from the Football Association and is currently in Italy obtaining his working visa before officially linking up with his new team-mates.
“He’s a top player and we’re delighted to have him here,” QPR manager Harry Redknapp told his club’s website.
“He showed his quality in the World Cup for Chile and it’s a great loan signing for us.
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