QPR lead race for in-demand Ward

Rotherham's Danny Ward in action

HITC Sport understands QPR lead the race for Rotherham star Danny Ward, who has also been the subject of interest from Ipswich Town and Huddersfield Town.

Queens Park Rangers are leading the race for Rotherham United Danny Ward ahead of several of their Championship rivals, HITC Sport understands from sources close to the club.

Ward's future has been the subject of speculation this month with a number of Championship clubs enquiring about his services from bottom club Rotherham.

Rotherham's Danny Ward in actionRotherham's Danny Ward in action

Huddersfield Town and Ipswich have both had bids rejected for the 26-year-old who has been the shining light for Rotherham this season with 10 goals in all competitions for the Millers.

Rotherham are reluctant to lose their prize asset this month, but accept they face a losing battle to keep him with the club staring down the barrel of relegation to League One.

Rotherham United's Danny Ward (L) in action with Newcastle United's Ciaran ClarkRotherham United's Danny Ward (L) in action with Newcastle United's Ciaran Clark

QPR have been tracking Ward and they are now ready to firm up their interest after offloading several players to boost their transfer funds and make room in the squad for new arrivals.

Loftus Road boss Ian Holloway is keen to bring in a new forward to add to his attacking options as he looks to steer his side clear of trouble at the wrong end of the Championship table and he is a big fan of Ward.

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