Rio Ferdinand has agreed a deal to join newly-promoted Queens Park Rangers, according to Sky sources.
Ferdinand is a free agent after being released by Manchester United at the end of last season after 12 years at Old Trafford.
It is believed he had offers from clubs both at home and abroad, but he has elected to work under Harry Redknapp for the second time in his career.
Redknapp was the manager who gave him his debut at West Ham in 1996, and Ferdinand was the world’s most expensive defender when he left to join Leeds in an £18m deal in 2000.
Ferdinand moved to Old Trafford on a five-year deal in another record deal in July 2002 and went on to win six Premier league titles and the 2007 Champions League during his time with United.
He played 81 times for England between 1997 and 2011 and was a member of three World Cup squads.
Rio’s brother Anton played for QPR for two seasons, leaving Loftus Road following their relegation to the Championship in 2013.
Source: Sky Sports