Neil Warnock on what he learnt from Queens Park Rangers v Preston North End

Neil Warnock has taken over from Chris Ramsey at Queens Park Rangers.

Neil Warnock has told Queens Park Rangers’ official website that he learnt a lot about his players during their 0-0 draw with Preston North End on Saturday.

Warnock has been placed in temporary charge of QPR following the dismissal of Chris Ramsey, but he was unable to guide them to victory in his first match back in the Loftus Road dugout.

QPR were unable to break down a robust Preston side, but Warnock still took some positives out of the display.

“I learnt a few things today about one or two players,” Warnock said.

“There were some plusses – I thought [Junior] Hoilett was excellent, because they tell me he’s not played much football.

“I though Ale [Faurlin] and Sandro did well – and the two centre halves were magnificent for us.”

Warnock is currently the second favourite with the bookies to land the permanent job at QPR, after Ramsey was sacked last week.

Ramsey was dismissed by QPR after the side failed to live up to expectations over the early part of the campaign, and whoever takes over at Loftus Road will need to have an immediate impact if the R’s are to get back into promotion contention.

QPR are keen to return to the Premier League quickly, having been relegated out of the top-flight last term, but they are already playing catch-up in the Championship.

At the moment, the R’s are sat in 13th place in England’s second-tier, and they are eight points behind sixth placed Birmingham City as things stand.

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