Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/23/13
Chris Samba is ready to give everything in Queens Park Rangers' basement battle and hopes his efforts will silence his critics. Former Blackburn Rovers defender Samba returned to English football in January when Harry Redknapp identified him as the man to lead QPR's survival bid. The centre-half did not come cheap, though, with a ?12million transfer fee and a sizeable salary shelled out by Rs owner Tony Fernandes. Samba has been accused of moving for financial reasons, rather than footballing ones, but he is determined to prove his worth and repay the faith shown in him by helping to preserve QPR's Premier League status. He told The Sun: "I don't know how you judge if it's too much money, but I know some people do. "Is ?12m too much? I don't know. Or if it was another player would it be okay? Maybe someone else is more worth it? Maybe some people believe what I have done in football, my reputation, what I did at Blackburn was enough for this. "I'm not there to judge it. I've b...
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