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    QPR sign strikers Djibril Cisse, Bobby Zamora

    QPR signed French striker Djibril Cisse from Lazio and Bobby Zamora from Premier League rivals Fulham.

    London: Queens Park Rangers signed French striker Djibril Cisse from Lazio and Bobby Zamora from Premier League rivals Fulham on January transfer window deadline day on Tuesday.

    The 30-year-old former Liverpool and Marseille player, Cisse has joined the Premier League strugglers on a 2-½-year deal.

    QPR manager Mark Hughes said Cisse is "a huge threat to opposition's defences. He's got great pace, power and movement and that's something we will hopefully benefit from."

    Meanwhile, Fulham signed Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak from Stuttgart after selling Zamora to London rivals QPR in the final hours on Tuesday.

    The 28-year-old Pogrebnyak joined Fulham on a six-month contract ahead of the European Championship, having been part of the Russia side that topped Group B in qualifying for Euro 2012.

    His signing paved the way for Zamora to rejoin former Fulham manager Mark Hughes at QPR.

    The 31-year-old Zamora signed a 2½-year contract with QPR and is set to form a strike partnership with French striker Cisse, who completed his move to Loftus Road hours earlier.

    Zamora, who made the second of his two appearances for England in November, has scored five goals this season but is widely reported to have had differences with Fulham manager Martin Jol.

    "Bobby is a guy that makes things happen on the pitch, be it scoring goals or creating chances for others. He's a great foil for any team," Hughes said. "He came back from injury and he made such an impact in the second half of the campaign. He's got great power and pace and his technical ability is top class. He's got an excellent left foot."

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