American Exports: Oguchi Onyewu set to move on after talks with Queens Park Rangers break down
AMSTERDAM – Oguchi Onyewu looks set to leave Queens Park Rangers after talks for a contract extension until the end of the season broke down.
The US veteran, who got no closer to playing time under boss Harry Redknapp than six bench appearances, may have made his last as a QPR man in Saturday's FA Cup loss at Everton. The Championship title chasers had been trying to re-up Onyewu's short-term deal since November.
"He's here and he's fit, but I think he's looking to move now his contract is up in a couple weeks," Redknapp told reporters this weekend. Onyewu's QPR contract runs until just after a January 18 visit from Duane Holmes' Huddersfield Town.
The 31-year-old center back joined QPR on a free transfer after a mutual dissolution of his Sporting CP contract in August. Onyewu has also suited up for Metz, Louviere, Standard Liège, Newcastle, AC Milan, FC Twente and Málaga during an 11-year pro career spent entirely in Europe thus far.