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Keeper Cesar recalled by QPR

QPR have recalled Julio Cesar from his loan at MLS side Toronto FC.

The 34-year-old goalkeeper, who played in all seven of Brazil's matches in this year's World Cup, made seven appearances for the Canadian outfit.

A statement on www.torontofc.ca read: "Toronto FC announced Friday that Brazilian international goalkeeper Julio Cesar has returned to English Premier League club, Queens Park Rangers thus ending his loan with Toronto FC and Major League Soccer."

Toronto general manager Tim Bezbatchenko added: "On behalf of everyone at Toronto FC, I'd like to send our sincere thanks to QPR for the opportunity to bring Julio to Toronto. We'd also like to thank Julio for everything he brought to our club. He made an immediate impact and all of us are better for it."

Cesar made 27 appearances for QPR in 2012/13, including five clean sheets.