QPR owner: Manchester United will be nervous about playing us

Angry Louis van Gaal

'They have not won yet. We have,' says Tony Fernandes.

Queens Park Rangers owner Tony Fernandes is in bullish mood ahead of his side's clash with Manchester United this weekend.

The Rs travel to Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon to face a United side yet to win after three games of the new Premier League season.

QPR, by contrast, have won - once against Sunderland, a victory that followed two defeats in a row.

Intriguingly, the west London side secured the three points by abandoning their previous 3-5-2 formation. Man United boss Louis van Gaal, meanwhile, is yet to lose faith in the same system.

And Fernandes, who points out that Argentina winger Angel Di Maria is worth more than the whole QPR squad combined, thinks United will be nervous about playing Harry Redknapp's team.

“United have one player [Angel Di Maria] worth more than my squad but they have not won yet. We have. Right now they will be nervous about playing us," Fernandes told the London Evening Standard.

“Let’s not make any bones about it. Our ambition is to survive. Fourth from bottom will do, absolutely.”

QPR currently find themselves two places above United in 12th, courtesy of their 1-0 win over Sunderland, in which Charlie Austin scored the winner.

That, though, was the Rs' only league goal of the season so far, as their inferior goal difference of -4 shows.

Manchester United, however, have only amassed two points from their opening three games, having lost to Swansea City and drawn with both Sunderland and Burnley.

It is no wonder Fernandes fancies his chances, then, as there seems no better time to visit the 'Theatre of Dreams.' Whether QPR can capitalise, of course, is another matter, as Van Gaal's side will want to bounce back with an emphatic win.

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