The Brazil international had been expected to leave the Hoops following their relegation to the Championship, with clubs such as Arsenal, Fiorentina and Benfica reportedly interested.
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“There had been contact with Benfica,” the 34-year-old told reporters after the Selecao's 3-1 win over Portugal. “But unfortunately the transfer did not materialise.
“I talked to David Luiz about life in Lisbon and the club.”
Cesar had been usurped in QPR's starting line-up by Robert Green as the R's planned for life without the former Inter shot-stopper, but, with the transfer window now shut, the veteran keeper is determined to win back his place.
“The manager [Harry Redknapp] was very honest and said that I would not play because I was setting my departure,” he continued.
“Now, with the end of the transfer window, I want to play again. My head is in QPR. I'm focused on helping the team have a good campaign.”