Junior Hoilett raves about Queens Park Rangers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

Junior Hoilett has played a key role for Queens Park Rangers since Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink took charge.

Junior Hoilett has told Queens Park Rangers’ official website that he is determined to repay manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s faith in him.

The Canadian international dropped out of favour under Chris Ramsey, and he barely featured over the early part of the season.

However, Neil Warnock brought Hoilett back into the team during his time in temporary charge, and Hasselbaink has continued to pick the winger.

Hoilett has played a pivotal role under the Dutchman’s stewardship and he now has six goals in 24 appearances this season.

The 25-year-old has been in sparkling form of late, and he curled in a screamer during the R’s most recent 3-0 victory against Brentford.

“Since day one, when he (Hasselbaink) came in, he’s put his belief in me. He’s given me a run of games and I’m just trying to repay him,” the rapid winger said.

“I think we’re seeing what can happen when a good manager instils confidence into a player like me.”

Hoilett’s contract at QPR expires in the summer, meaning that his future is very much up in the air at the moment.

There was an expectation that he would move on, but Hoilett’s recent resurgence may yet convince the club to attempt to get him to commit his future.

Hoilett’s next chance to impress is likely to come in QPR’s next match, which comes against Preston North End on Saturday.

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