Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink keen to keep QPR stars

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink will have his first chance to make additions to his Queens Park Rangers squad in January.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink says that he is very happy with the squad he has inherited at Queens Park Rangers.

Hasselbaink will have a chance to make changes at Loftus Road in the upcoming January transfer window, but the Dutchman does not seem to keen on making wholesale alterations to his team.

Instead, his main aim is keeping the squad together – with interest rising in some of his key stars.

QPR are likely to face a fight to keep hold of star striker Charlie Austin in the new year.

Austin is being chased by a number of teams in the top tier, with the Chronicle suggesting that Newcastle United and Sunderland will both launch bids.

If QPR are to lose Austin it would be a major blow their promotion hopes, as he is such a potent scorer at Championship level.

Hasselbaink also has other standout players at his disposal, such as Leroy Fer and Matt Phillips who could attract bids.

Hasselbaink took charge of his first QPR match at the weekend, and he guided the side to a 0-0 draw against Burnley.

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