Neil Warnock to miss QPR clash against Middlesbrough

Neil Warnock will not be present for QPR’s game against Middlesbrough on Friday night.

QPR will be without interim head coach Neil Warnock for Friday night's Championship clash against Middlesbrough.

The 66-year-old took over from Chris Ramsey earlier this month and was present for the 0-0 draw against Preston before the international break.

However, QPR have confirmed on the club's official website that Warnock will not be present for this evening’s clash against Aitor Karanka’s side, citing ‘personal reasons’ as reports claim that a deal for Burton Albion’s Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink to become the club’s next boss is close to completion.

The Daily Mail believes that QPR have made the former Chelsea player their top managerial target and are confident of bringing him to Loftus Road, despite Burton insisting they are yet to receive an official approach.

It is also added that QPR are not concerned by Hasselbaink’s lack of managerial experience, with the Dutchman only coaching Belgian side Royal Antwerp before taking the reins at the Pirelli Stadium in 2014.

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