Andy Hinchcliffe explains the problem QPR’s next manager will face

QPR are looking to hire a new manager as Chris Ramsey’s replacement.

Neil Warnock was in temporary charge of QPR at the weekend, but the Rs are looking for a new boss, and Andy Hinchcliffe has suggested to Sky Sports that any new manager will suffer due to the expectation at Loftus Road.

The Sky Sports pundit said: “The problem with anyone coming into the club is the weight of expectation. They will be expected to finish in the top six, if not the top two. All the basics are there, the squad is excellent. They just need a manager to come in and galvanise the players, and tell the players they are capable of much, much better.”

QPR currently sit in 13th place in the Championship table, with Warnock leading them to a 0-0 home draw against Preston at the weekend, which left them with just five wins from 16 games.

They are still within touching distance of the play-off places, but the Rs need to ensure their next managerial appointment is a spot on one, as getting back into the Premier League this season is imperative if they want to keep ahold of their best players.

The manager will have to be one with a record of winning promotion from the second tier, as the expectation for QPR is to win promotion, preferably via the automatic places.

Hinchcliffe has said that every manager suffers from the weight of expectation, as QPR want to be a Premier League side, and any boss needs to get into the top flight as soon as possible.

Any failure will see a manager out of a job, and will see QPR’s impressive squad broken up at the end of the season as Premier League sides swoop for their best players.

QPR have all the backing which suggests they are a Premier League side, and it is just up to the perfect manager being appointed to take them back into the top flight.

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