Matt Phillips backs Chris Ramsey for the Queens Park Rangers job

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Matt Phillips has been one of Queens Park Rangers' top players over recent months.

Matt Phillips has told the London Evening Standard that Queens Park Rangers should hire Chris Ramsey as their permanent boss, regardless of what division they are in next season.

Ramsey took over from Harry Redknapp at Loftus Road back in February and Phillips believes he is the right man to take the club forward.

The 24-year-old says that Ramsey has taken the pressure off everyone around QPR and he feels that he would have the backing of the squad if given the job on a long-term basis.

“We definitely want him to stay whatever happens," Phillips said. "You can see in the performances that the players are going out and playing for the club, playing for the shirt and playing for him. Everyone wants to be involved and play.

“He doesn’t look under pressure and that rubs off on the players. We turn up every day and while we have been preparing for big games, we don’t feel any pressure with Chris around. We believe in ourselves and previous games have shown that."

Ramsey's current contract as QPR manager expires in the summer and his future is still unknown.

If the R's do go down, which is looking increasingly likely, then his chances of getting job would appear slim, but there can be no doubting that Ramsey has improved QPR.

The 53-year-old boss has got the R's playing to a higher standard than they were under Redknapp, but it may be too little too late. 

At the moment, QPR are four points off safety and with only four games left to play, and they appear to be in severe trouble. 

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