Ray Wilkins backs Dennis Wise for the QPR job

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Ray Wilkins believes that former Swindon Town and Leeds United boss Dennis Wise should be a candidate for the Queens Park Rangers managerial job.

Former Chelsea and Manchester United midfielder Ray Wilkins said on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast show on talkSPORT on Friday morning that Dennis Wise would be a good manager for Queens Park Rangers.

“He (Wise) went to Swindon and did very well,” said former QPR midfielder Wilkins. “He was doing okay at Leeds as well.

“He took Millwall to the cup final, went to Newcastle and things didn’t work out but he wasn’t on the coaching staff at Newcastle.

“He was above that. He was in the CEO role, I think. He might be a good shout.”

QPR are without a full-time manager at the moment, having sacked Chris Ramsey as their head coach earlier this month.

Neil Warnock is in charge of the first team at the moment, but the search is on for a permanent replacement for Ramsey.

Wise has been without a managerial job since 2008, and maybe the Rangers chiefs will not want to take a risk with him.

The former Chelsea midfielder was the player-manager at Millwall between 2003 and 2005.

The 48-year-old former England international was in charge of Swindon Town for a short period of time in 2006 and managed Leeds United from October 2006 to January 2008.

QPR will face Leeds at Loftus Road in the Championship later today.

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