£3m Middlesbrough, Sheffield United and West Brom target is 'not for sale'

QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has issued a hands-off warning to Middlesbrough after they were linked with Luke Freeman.

Wednesday, 1st August 2018, 1:33 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st August 2018, 1:38 pm
Luke Freeman had been linked with Middlesbrough

Freeman impressed at Loftus Road last season and, having racked up 12 assists and five goals, has been the subject of plenty of speculation this summer.

Middlesbrough, Sheffield United and West Brom were both recently linked with former Arsenal prospect, who it was suggested could be available for as little as £3million.

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MORE: Middlesbrough reveal squad numbers - but who wears what?But it seems that the 26-year-old may be staying put at Loftus Road for the time being, with QPR chairman Fernandes claiming that the attacker was 'not for sale'.

Having been inundated with tweets from supporters over Freeman's future, Fernandes posted the above reply to ease fears over any potential departure.

He bluntly indicated that Freeman was not available for purchase, which will serve as a stern hands-off warning for all three sides in the chase.