Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas could be on his way to Queens Park Rangers in January after his agent Viktor Kolar confirmed an enquiry has been made by the west London rivals. (isport.blesk.cz)
The Czech Republic international is currently out on a season-long loan in the Bundesliga with FC Koln, but their reluctance to offer him regular first-team football has already prompted the Blues to negotiate his early release.
Jose Mourinho has high hopes for the 21-year-old talent, but knows that his development could be hindered at Stamford Bridge while competition for places remains so high, and so he's ready to send Kalas to Loftus Road to gain more experience.
Harry Redknapp's side have conceded 23 goals in their opening 12 Premier League games this term, and the Chelsea stopper will be tasked with helping shore up QPR's leaky defence, whilst also proving to Mourinho that he's capable of playing in England's top-flight.
"We have been negotiating the situation surrounding Tomas Kalas and there are a number of options from the United Kingdom and the Netherlands," confirmed Kolar. "One of them indeed is Queens Park Rangers.
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"We want Tomas to play regularly and would like to have his future sorted out before the start of the transfer window, so that the matter is concluded to the satisfaction of all parties concerned."
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