Nasser El Khayati gives his opinion on Queens Park Rangers' summer transfer plans

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Queens Park Rangers winger Nasser El Khayati has made two Championship starts for the London club so far.

Nasser El Khayati has told the Kilburn Times that he does not believe Queens Park Rangers’ summer plans will have a negative impact on the team.

Nine of QPR’s players’ contracts are due to expire at the end of the season, and they are also expected to sell some of their top earners.

The R’s are looking to cut costs, to cope with another season of Championship football.

But El Khayati does not believe that the mass exodus will ruin the team spirit at Loftus Road, and he has promised to welcome any new signings that are made.

“There are a few players whose contracts are ending, but I don’t think it’s going to destroy the atmosphere around the place,” the winger said.

“The basics are already in place now and we will take that into next season.

“Most of the boys who are here now will be here next season, and we will make the new signings feel welcome and we will move on from there. It’s going to be even better than now.”

QPR announced their intentions to bounce straight back from relegation at the start of the season, and they kept many of their top earners in the squad.

However, the R’s have endured a disappointing season and they have rarely threatened to make it into the promotion spots.

QPR are currently lodged in mid-table, with Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink now tasked with streamlining his squad.

The cull could help El Khayati’s first-team chances, as he has only made two starts since joining the club from Burton Albion in January.

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