Queens Park Rangers midfielder Leroy Fer on the key message Neil Warnock has given to the squad

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Leroy Fer started in Neil Warnock's first match in charge.

Leroy Fer is quoted by Get West London as saying that Neil Warnock has told the Queens Park Rangers squad that everybody has a clean slate.

Warnock has taken temporary charge at Loftus Road following the dismissal of Chris Ramsey, and he has been quick to give every player at his disposal a chance.

The 66-year-old boss is keen not to write anybody off, and Fer has been pleased with that approach, as he was handed a start in Warnock’s first match in charge against Preston North End.

“He has made it clear that everyone is at zero again, so anyone can get picked, so it was up to me to convince him and, thankfully, I did that by being named in his first team," he said. 

"Personally, I've not played as many games as I'd have liked so far owing to injury, but I'm pleased to be back fit now.”

Fer has missed much of the season so far due to injury, but he will be hoping to make an impression now that he is fully fit again.

The Dutch international has the potential to be one of the strongest players in the Championship, but he will need to raise his game.

QPR will be relying on Fer to find his top form, as they look to start climbing up the Championship table.

The R’s have made no secret of their desire to be promoted, but to make up the eight-point gap to the top-six they will need all of their star performers to be fit and firing.

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