The R's midfield is one area where they have several excellent players fighting for places, and working out the best combination of them for this fixture could set up a first win in the league this season.
Mark Hughes takes his side to Old Trafford under incredible pressure, having not picked up a league win yet this season. Is there any way his side can avoid defeat to United?
A Chelsea, QPR, and a former Liverpool player are among those to come out of Real Madrid's academy in recent years. But Jose Mourinho does not believe it is good enough.
QPR's midfield partners have both the technical and defensive attributes required for Hughes to build his team around them.