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QPR manager Harry Redknapp has confirmed the club have agreed a fee with Spurs for Scott Parker.

Fulham are also in for Parker, who will decide on his future in the next 48 hours. Andre Villas-Boas has told the England international that he is free to leave Tottenham.

But Redknapp confirmed his club had made a good offer to Parker, and insisted the midfielder must now decide on his future.

‘We’ve made a good offer to Scott. It’s up to him to make his mind up now if he wants to come here,’ Redknapp revealed. ‘The chairman has agreed a deal with Tottenham. It’s up to Scotty now.

‘Hopefully Scotty will feel the same and come here. We feel this is a club progressing and we’d love him to be part of it here.’

Any move to Loftus Road would see Parker drop to the Championship just 18 months after captaining his country.

The Spurs midfielder was chosen by fans as the England Player of the Year in February 2012, the same month he captained the national side in a 3-2 friendly defeat by Holland.

He was picked by Roy Hodgson to start all of their Euro 2012 group stage matches and the quarter-final defeat by Italy last summer.

Parker was the Football Writers’ Player of the Year for the 2010-11 season at West Ham which secured his move to Tottenham, then managed by Redknapp, where he was named their player of the year in his first season.

Now he has been deemed surplus to requirements by current Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas, who has Sandro returning from a lengthy knee injury and has also signed Paulinho and Etienne Capoue.

Parker will be Redknapp’s sixth signing of the summer as he attempts to build a team good enough to win promotion straight back to the Barclays Premier League. He should make his debut against Ipswich at Loftus Road on Saturday.

Newly promoted Crystal Palace also wanted the 32-year-old’s signature.

Palace boss Ian Holloway wanted to take him on a season-long loan, but the club could not agree on the percentage of his wages they would pay.

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