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Queens Park Rangers: David Wheeler joins from Exeter City on three-year deal

PUBLISHED: 10:41 31 August 2017 | UPDATED: 10:41 31 August 2017

New Queens Park Rangers winger David Wheeler celebrates scoring for Exeter City in last season's League Two play-off final (pic: Mike Egerton/PA)

New Queens Park Rangers winger David Wheeler celebrates scoring for Exeter City in last season's League Two play-off final (pic: Mike Egerton/PA)

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Queens Park Rangers have signed Exeter City winger David Wheeler for an undisclosed fee.

The 26-year-old becomes Rs permanent fourth signing of the summer and has agreed a three-year deal with the west Londoners.

Wheeler joined the Grecians in 2013 from Staines Town and went on to make over 150 appearances in all competitions for Paul Tisdale’s side.

The Brighton-born winger was part of the Exeter squad that reached the League Two play-off final last season, with Wheeler scoring City’s goal in a 2-1 loss to Blackpool.

But having agreed a move to the Championship with the Loftus Road club, Wheeler is now looking forward to what lies ahead in his career.

“I’m excited to be a QPR player. It’s starting to kick in now that it’s got to this stage,” he told the club website.

“It’s a big deal for me and a big achievement. I can’t wait to get started.”

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