Chery was handed just his second start since the Dutchman was appointed against Birmingham City, and he excelled.
The 27-year-old inspired Rangers to pick up a 2-0 win over the Blues, and Hasselbaink sung the attacking midfielder’s praises after the match.
Chery admits that he read his new manager’s comments on his performance, and the former Groningen man was pleased to have a chance to prove his quality.
“I read an article on the internet from one of the local papers about him praising me so that was a nice thing to read.
“It has been difficult to show him what I can bring to the team though as I haven’t played a lot under him, so it was nice to start a game again.”
Chery scored QPR’s first goal in their match against Birmingham, before Junior Hoilett completed the scoring from the spot.
It wasn’t just Chery’s goal which caught the headlines, though, as his overall performance was excellent.
The playmaker was at the heart of everything Rangers did well, and he seemed to add a spark to their attacking play which has been lacking in recent weeks.
Chery has made 30 appearances for QPR in his first season at the club, but he has only made 16 starts.
Rangers’ draw with Birmingham has extended their unbeaten run to three matches, and lifted them up to 11th in the Championship table.