QPR chairman backs caretaker manager Chris Ramsey

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Owner Tony Fernandes has said that the caretaker manager will be considered for the job full-time.

QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has taken to Twitter to back current caretaker manager Chris Ramsey

Ramsey was recently handed the reins at Loftus Park until the end of the season, following Harry Redknapp’s resignation due to an ongoing medical issue with his knees.

The former head of player development has enjoyed a decent start to his reign, leading them to their first away win in the Premier League this season with a 2-0 victory over Sunderland. Now, Fernandes has said he will be considered for the role on a permanent basis.

“We found a great guy to manage us form next season, a dream manager, but actually we had a dream candidate right in front of us – Chris Ramsey,” Fernandes said.

“So we, the board, decided to give Chris a chance and he certainly has been a dream in such a short period. First away win. Happy players.”

The resignation of Redknapp came as a shock to many, but saw a large overhaul of the set up at Loftus Road in the days following his exit.

While Ramsey was placed in charge until the end of the season, the Rs also appointed Les Ferdinand as Director of Football at the club, with him overseeing Ramsey and his coaches Kevin Bond and Kevin Hitchcock.

Owner Fernandes is clearly happy with the set up for the moment though, enthusing about the man currently in charge of his side and saying he has every chance to build a managerial future at the club.

“He's modest, gets on with the job, and is organised, passionate and loyal,” Fernandes added about Ramsey.

“There are no guarantees in football. But Chris Ramsey has every chance to build a long term and huge managerial future at QPR. We are lucky.”

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