The QPR player Hasselbaink must drop - or sell - in 2016

The 33-year-old has lacked form at Queens Park Rangers in 2015.

Over the course of 2015, some QPR stars have received more criticism than others. Much maligned were the likes of Joey Barton and Shaun Wright-Phillips - they've gone.

Karl Henry, though, hasn't. And, despite enjoying a career as a strong, reliable midfielder, many R's fans have expressed their disappointment with the veteran this calendar year.

Henry ended his year with another so-so performance against Huddersfield Town on Bank Holiday Monday. Being fair to the midfield man, he did his job well at the near post during several corners.

That, however, was the sum of it - and that's not good enough for a player in such an important position (for any team). Henry lost the ball several times and often looked lost going forward.

Considering the criticism the 33-year-old received last season - and the criticism Chris Ramsey then received for continually putting his faith in Henry - Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink must act heading into 2016.

It might not be a case of effort; Henry might be trying his best. But, a little like Barton last season and Kevin Nolan at West Ham United (there are plenty of other examples), the midfielder may just be past his best and not quite good enough for QPR anymore.

Hasselbaink has other, more versatile options to turn to. And perhaps dropping Henry might not be enough. If there are suitors for the R's man in January, the west London side could consider moving him on...

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