Tony Fernandes comments on Queens Park Rangers’ search for Harry Redknapp’s replacement

Tony Fernandes

Harry Redknapp resigned as the Queens Park Rangers manager on Tuesday, with former Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood reportedly in the frame to succeed him.

Queens Park Rangers chairman Tony Fernandes has taken to social networking site Twitter to give an update on the current managerial situation at the club.

The Premier League outfit are currently without a manager after Harry Redknapp stepped down as the boss on Tuesday.

The former Tottenham Hotspur manager cited health reasons for his decision, having struggled with his knee for some time.

According to BBC Sport, former Spurs boss Tim Sherwood is the prime candidate for the job at QPR, who are currently second from bottom in the Premier League.

Rangers have yet to announce a replacement for Redknapp, but club chairman Fernandes has revealed that the board will appoint someone who wants the club to grow in the long term.

“We the board will hire someone who cares, thinks long term, wants to be involved in developing the academy, has coaching skills, will play young players and is a winner,” the 50-year-old wrote on Twitter.

The names that fans are mentioning to me are names that we are going to consider. I would say 3 interview will e done. All fan feedback has been taken in.”

Fernandes also thanked Redknapp, and insisted that the QPR players are ready to give their all for the team.

QPR are currently second from bottom in the Premier League table with 19 points from 23 matches.

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