Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink provides Queens Park Rangers fitness update ahead of Middlesbrough match

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Queens Park Rangers are set to take on Middlesbrough at Loftus Road later this evening.

Manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has confirmed to Queens Park Rangers’ official site that Junior Hoilett trained on his own yesterday.

Hoilett has been away representing Canada for the past fortnight, and he only returned to the London club very recently.

As a result, the winger was put through his paces in an individual training session yesterday.

QPR also had the likes of Massimo Luongo and Conor Washington away representing their countries over the past two weeks, but Hasselbaink has confirmed that all three of the players have returned fully fit.

“Matty has trained with us for a few days, and Conor has also trained a couple of days,” he said. “Mass trained on Thursday morning with the group but Junior had to train by himself yesterday afternoon due to the time he arrived back from Canada.

“They are all fit and available, so I have decisions to make.”

Washington had the most productive international break of all the QPR players, as he may well have booked his place in the Northern Ireland squad which goes to EURO 2016.

The 23-year-old striker started in both of Northern Ireland’s friendly matches, and he opened his goalscoring account for his country during their victory over Slovenia.

QPR’s players’ attentions will now be firmly back on club matters, with a game against Middlesbrough next on their schedules later this evening.

If Rangers can triumph in the fixture they will extend their winning run at Loftus Road to four matches, and they will move up to 10th place in the Championship table.

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