Report: Derby County's Henry Wise heading to QPR for a trial

General view of Loftus Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Loftus Road on August 25, 2018 in London, England.

Championship outfit Queens Park Rangers have reportedly offered a trial to Derby midfielder Henry Wise, son of QPR fan Dennis.

Dennis Wise attends the National Television Awards 2018 at the O2 Arena on January 23, 2018 in London, England.

Throughout Dennis Wise’s 21-year playing career, he never got the chance to fulfil a childhood dream – pull on the blue and white hoops of Queens Park Rangers.

The former Chelsea, Millwall and Wimbledon enforcer idolised QPR as a boy. So you can imagine that he is one of the proudest men in the whole of Britain today as his son, Henry, heads to West London on trial.

According to West London Sport, QPR are running the rule over Wise Jr with a contract on the cards.


Henry Wise, who is a midfielder like his father, spent time in the QPR academy before moving to Arsenal four years ago. He is now a third-year scholar at Derby County but it is understood that a return to the capital is on the cards.

Should Wise impress the QPR coaches, he could reunite with Lewis Walker, the former Derby youngster (below, left) who joined The Rs earlier in the month after a brief trial period.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Elijah Dixon-Bonner of Liverpool and Henry Wise and Jack Stretton of Derby County in action during the U18 Premier League match between Liverpool and...

Wise started as QPR's U23s took on London rivals Charlton on Monday afternoon but was forced off before the interval after a clash of heads. Though the teenager will surely get further chances to impress over the coming weeks.

Speaking to Chelsea TV in 2016, father Dennis raved about his son’s talent – though admitted that they don’t quite share the same mentality on the football pitch.

"He's a centre-midfielder – he can play and he's not as horrible as me, he's got a niceness about him. That's his mum's side!”

27 August 2000 - Premiership - Aston Villa v Chelsea - Dennis Wise of Chelsea points something out to team mate Gianluca Vialli.

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