Tjaronn Chery believes Leroy Fer leaving Queens Park Rangers has benefitted him

Leroy Fer left Queens Park Rangers to join Swansea City in the January transfer window.

Tjaronn Chery has told the Kilburn Times that Leroy Fer’s departure from Queens Park Rangers has been good for him.

Fer left QPR to join Swansea City on loan in the January transfer window.

At that point the Dutchman appeared to be Rangers’ first choice playmaker, but since he has moved on, Chery has come back into contention.

Chery played a starring role in QPR’s most recent victory over Birmingham City last weekend.

And the summer signing from Groningen said: “Leroy (Fer) leaving has given me a chance to secure a regular spot in the team.

“When he was here he was on the left mostly with Junior playing in the No 10 role, but now that has all changed.

“Hopefully I can keep my spot in the team now and push on between now and the end of the season, and so can the team.”

Chery has had a rather indifferent season at QPR so far, and he has struggled for a consistent run of games.

Although the 27-year-old has made 30 Championship appearances for Rangers, only 16 of these have been as a starter.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink certainly seemed to have reservations over using Chery in his initial few weeks at the club, but he seems to have forced his way into the former Burton Albion boss’s plans now.

Chery’s next chance to impress for QPR is likely to come at the weekend, when the London side take on Milton Keynes Dons at stadium:mk.

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