The two summer signings that now look like masterstrokes for QPR

Shock horror - Queens Park Rangers look like they actually managed to get something right last summer.

It's safe to say QPR got a lot wrong last summer. And, discussing Tony Fernandes' reign as a whole, the west London side have got an awful lot wrong.

But a couple of recent results suggest the R's could be on the up. The Loftus Road outfit are still worryingly inconsistent and have a long way to go before becoming promotion contenders once more.

At home, though, QPR are winning again - and their 2-0 win over Derby County saw some of their most attacking football this season on Tuesday night.

The result, meanwhile, highlighted two very big positives... two decisions that the R's got very right over the summer.

The first was Tjaronn Chery, increasingly impressive over the past few weeks and clearly a technically gifted player who could be crucial at QPR next season.

The second was Sebastian Polter, who - despite not netting against Derby - was a workhorse. The German led the line ably, didn't stop running all night and showed plenty of good touches and passes.

Both have become popular among QPR fans and Polter is always tweeting an apology after defeat. It's a small gesture but it's more than Joleon Lescott managed a few weeks back... And it's even more than Fernandes, who only ever tweets when the R's win.

Right now, the signings of both Chery and Polter look like masterstrokes. QPR should include them in the starting XI every week this season - and can build a lot of their team around the duo next campaign.

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