Cape Town - Queens Park Rangers have agreed a fee for Cardiff City defender
Steven Caulker but the player is still considering other offers, the
newly promoted club's manager Harry Redknapp told a news conference on
Redknapp hopes the prospect of playing alongside Rio Ferdinand, who
signed from Manchester United on Thursday, will entice Caulker to join
the west London club, who have replaced relegated Cardiff in the Premier
"He's got a couple of other clubs interested in him but I think he feels
if he was playing with Rio, it could help him get back into the England
team," said Redknapp, who worked with Caulker when they were at
Tottenham Hotspur together.
The 22-year-old has made one appearance for England, scoring against Sweden in 2012.
Redknapp added that Ryan Giggs, who was caretaker manager at Manchester
United towards the end of last season, told him that Ferdinand would
have been his No 1 central defender if he had been given the job on a
Dutchman Louis van Gaal, who led the Netherlands to third place at the
World Cup in Brazil, took over at Old Trafford on Wednesday.