Queens Park Rangers’ Sandro Raniere was cheering for Tottenham Hotspur against Burnley

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Sandro Raniere wanted Tottenham Hotspur to defeat Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday.

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Sandro Raniere was cheering Tottenham Hotspur against Burnley yesterday.

The Brazilian defensive midfielder was on the books of Spurs from 2010 to 2014, scoring three goals in 81 Premier League appearances in the process.

Sandro was a very popular figure at White Hart Lane and pleased the fans with his combative playing style.

Tottenham sold the 26-year-old to London rivals QPR in the summer of 2014, but it seems that the midfielder still fosters a soft spot for the North London outfit in his heart.

During yesterday’s Premier League match between Burnley and Tottenham at Turf Moor, Sandro took to social networking site Twitter to pose the following message.

One reason why Sandro was cheering for Tottenham could be because of his previous affiliation with the club.

The other reason could be that Sandro wanted Burnley to lose so that QPR’s chances of survival in the Premier League increase.

Both Burnley and Rangers are fighting against relegation, and it is understandable why Sandro would want the Clarets to lose.

However, Sandro’s wish did not come true, as Burnley held Tottenham to a goalless draw at home.

Burnley are now third from bottom in the Premier League table with 26 points from 31 matches, while QPR are a point and a place behind them.

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