Transfer news: QPR's Christopher Samba heads back to Anzhi Makhachkala, say reports

QPR were relegated from the English Premier League last season and manager Harry Redknapp is looking to reduce the club's wage bill as they prepare for life in the second-tier English Championship.

updated: July 02, 2013 15:58 IST
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London: Queens Park Rangers defender Christopher Samba is heading back to Russian Premier League outfit Anzhi Makhachkala, reports in Britain said on Tuesday.

The Sun newspaper and the Sky Sports News channel said the 29-year-old Congo international had signed for the Dagestan club for £12 million ($18 million, 14 million euros).

French-born Samba rejoined QPR in January 2013 after a spell at big-spending Anzhi, who last season finished third in the Russian top flight and were beaten finalists in the Russian Cup.

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