QPR swoop for Chelsea goalkeeper

20 November 2009 05:29
Queens Park Rangers have signed teenage Chelsea goalkeeper Rhys Taylor on loan until 4 January.The 19-year-old, whose contract at Stamford Bridge runs until the summer of 2012, will provide cover for first choice Radek Cerny. [LNB]He is a Wales Under-21 international and won his first cap at the age of 17. [LNB]Meanwhile, 36-year-old winger Gareth Ainsworth has joined Wycombe on a month's loan, teaming up again with former Hoops boss Gary Waddock. [LNB]Ainsworth has made 152 appearances for Rangers since signing in the summer of 2003 and has also had two spells as caretaker manager. [LNB]But he has featured just twice this season and will now bid to help Waddock lift the Chairboys off the bottom of League One.[LNB] Give your reaction to these transfers Goalkeeper Taylor has been a regular in Chelsea's reserves but is yet to make a first team appearance for the Blues. [LNB]Rangers boss Jim Magilton told the club website: "Rhys comes highly recommended and we're delighted to have him on board. [LNB]"We've spoken to all the staff at Chelsea and they rate the boy very highly. [LNB]"It gives us the opportunity to work with a very good young goalkeeper and it gives Rhys the chance to work with a top-class goalkeeper in Radek. [LNB]"I've no doubt he'll push Radek all the way and that competition is running throughout the squad, so I couldn't be happier."

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