Alex McCarthy: Goalkeeper moves from QPR to Crystal Palace

Alex McCarthy
Goalkeeper Alex McCarthy had loan spells at eight different clubs while at Reading

Crystal Palace have signed goalkeeper Alex McCarthy from QPR for an undisclosed fee, reported to be £3.5m.external-link

McCarthy has signed a four-year contract with the Eagles and becomes the club's third signing of the summer.

The 25-year-old, capped three times by England at Under-21 level, made four first-team appearances while at QPR.

"When I first heard about Palace's interest I was excited because I really wanted to be back in the Premier League," he told Palace's website.