Esteban Félix Granero Molina zis a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League. Granero joined ranks of Real Madrid when he was just eight years old, and quickly began displaying his footballing talent. In one season he scored 83 goals in the Under-10 division, and in 1999, captained the Under-12 B team that won the International Football-7 tournament. Granero, alongside teammates Juan Mata and Alberto Bueno, won the Copa de Campeones Juvenil de Fútbol in 2006. He then joined the club's C squad, at the age of 17, standing out for his talent and passing skills, and going on to receive the Números 1 Don Balón award as the "Most Valuable Player" of the fourth division Group 7 in 2005–06. Granero made the definitive jump to Castilla in 2006–07's Segunda División by moving to Getafe CF on a one-year loan. On 21 July 2009, Real Madrid exercised their buyback option, in a reported €4 million deal, and Granero scored three goals during the pre-season. On 30 August 2012, Granero signed a four-year contract with English club Queens Park Rangers after transferring for a reported fee of £9 million. Granero represented Spain at under-21 level, appearing in the 2009 European Championship.
Welcome to the QPR junk sale – everything must go!
With confirmation of QPR’s inevitable relegation from the Premier League coming after one of the worst games in the history of the competition, interest has turned towards the future of manager Harry Redknapp, now secure, and that of his squad which is anything but. QPR have the 7th highest wage bill in the Premier League [...]