QPR new boy Andrew Johnson is delighted to be playing again after admitting the contract situation at former club Fulham played a part in his absence towards the end of last season.

The 31-year-old linked up with former Cottagers boss Mark Hughes at Loftus Road this summer, having come to the end of his deal at Craven Cottage and played in the Hoops' 5-0 win over Kelantan in Kuala Lumpur.

"It was important to get some more game time under my belt," Johnson told the club's official website. "It's really important for me to get that time on the pitch because we've all had eight weeks off, and I didn't play the last four or five weeks of last season because of my situation with contracts and stuff, so I am delighted to be getting back out there again."

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