Are QPR planning for Sherwood's arrival or backing Redknapp with this addition?

Tim Sherwood Press Conference Smiling 12/02/2014

QPR are set to hand a job to former Tottenham coach Chris Ramsey.

QPR may have been expected to coast to the Championship title last season, but Harry Redknapp's men did it the hard way, going up through the play-offs with a 90th minute goal from Bobby Zamora against Derby County.

Armed with new signings such as Alex McCarthy, Mauricio Isla, Steven Caulker, Rio Ferdinand, Sandro, Jordon Mutch, Leroy Fer and Eduardo Vargas, Rangers were hoping to achieve Premier League survival in their first season back in the top flight.

However, QPR have won just twice so far this season, and with only two wins to their name this season, manager Redknapp is coming under increasing pressure.

Rumours are linking Redknapp with the Loftus Road exit door, with owner Tony Fernandes clearly unhappy with the recent war of words with playmaker Adel Taarabt.

The favourite for the job - should Redknapp be sacked - is another former Tottenham manager, with Tim Sherwood touted for the role.

Now, QPR are set to hire Chris Ramsey to their coaching staff - the assistant to Sherwood during his time as Spurs boss.

It's hard to really read this addition for QPR. He's the second of Sherwood's former assistants to move to QPR recently, joining Les Ferdinand in West London.

Whilst Ferdinand and Ramsey had bigger roles under Sherwood, they did both hold positions under Redknapp's tenure too - and whilst some may think that this could mean Sherwood is being lined up, it may yet be a vote of confidence for Redknapp, allowing him to bring in another familiar face.

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