Who knows, if Mark Warburton had a more reliable back line at his disposal, QPR might have been in and amongst the play-off chase right now.
While Ebere Eze and Bright Osayi-Samuel have ripped Championship defences apart on an almost weekly basis, the Londoners have conceded 62 goals in 37 games at the other end of the pitch – the third-worst defensive record in the division.
While youngster Hamilton still has a lot to learn, signing a classy, combative centre-half with potential by the bucket-load would represent a sizeable step in the right direction.
A rising star of Hamilton Academical (who else?), the Scotland youth star has a host of clubs from below the border queuing up to sign him this summer.
QPR made a six-figure bid, according to the Sun, but their initial offer has been turned down. If Rangers are to return with a second offer, they would likely have to stump up a fee closer to The Accies’ £1.5 million valuation (the Mail).
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