Leroy Fer and Richard Dunne 'one or two weeks' away from injury return, confirms Chris Ramsey

The key QPR pair are on the verge of returning to action for the relegation candidates.

QPR face an increasingly uphill battle to escape relegation from the Premier League. Harry Redknapp's replacement Chris Ramsey has not managed to create much of a change at the club.

Of course they have had injury problems to contend with. Two of their key players have been out of action for a lengthy period.

Leroy Fer, a summer signing from Norwich City, has looked a great option when available. Unfortunately he picked up a knee injury in February and was ruled out for 10 weeks, as per the BBC.

They also lost key centre-back Richard Dunne. The Irishman was injured in the same month, with it even reported he could miss the rest of the season.

But it would appear that both are now on the comeback trail. Speaking to the QPR YouTube channel, manager Ramsey confirmed that both players had worked hard on their recovery and were now just a couple of weeks away from a return to action.

"They've worked extremely hard the two lads. The medical staff have been really, really good with them.

"We're hoping that, in the next week to two weeks that one of them, maybe both of them, will be ready for consideration."

Their returns will be welcomed. QPR have lost their last five games, picking up just four points from their last ten. That string of results sees them 19th in the Premier League and four points behind Sunderland in the last survival spot.

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