Transfer business debate: Influx at QPR. Boom or boost for the London club?
February 1 2013 By LiveSoccerTV Staff - Dennis Wallace
Should Queens Park Rangers fail to survive in the English Premier League, the balance between the players’ salaries and the club’s condition will likely create strong headaches.
The last 18 months have been really tumultuous for Queens Park Rangers, they held on by the skin of their teeth on the last day of last season. They were really lucky to stay in the Premier League despite losing to Manchester City on Matchday 38.
This season is proving to be no different; the club is in deep trouble. They have managed to pick up only 16 points after playing 24 games and are currently rock bottom of the table. Survival looks a daunting task for QPR whose recent influx of players proves the intent to remain in the top division.
Christopher Samba was signed from Anzhi Makhachkala in a late transfer. The London-based side also signed French Ligue 1 player Remy before the window closed. A host of other names were brought in during the last 18 months but positive results remain very rare.
Obviously, the 20th spot is a position that no club enjoys being in, especially at this point in the campaign. Coach Harry Redknapp has a lot to worry about. He was immensely successful at Tottenham but was given the boot for some strange reason.
There is no doubt that Harry has a sane head on his shoulders but signing players who are mostly rejects may not solve their current problem and it may make matters even worse for them. At present, it looks all doom and gloom for the club and only series of miracles will save them from relegation.