Queens Park Rangers look set to nominate Neil Critchley as their inheritor to Michael Beale at Loftus Highway and the previous Blackpool boss ought to contemplate unleashing Sinclair Armstrong.
In keeping with Football League World, the 44-year-old is now in pole place to take over with the Hoops, having been sacked from his place at Aston Villa just some months after leaving Blackpool to work with Steven Gerrard within the Premier League.
Critchley must make huge modifications if he desires to show round QPR’s type from forward of the World Cup break, because the west London facet managed only one purpose and one level from their last 5 video games below Beale.
Whether or not or not he will probably be in cost for this weekend’s recreation towards Burnley is but to be seen however it’s definitely a tricky welcome again to motion within the Championship for the Hoops, and defeat may see them drop out of the playoffs having been prime below Beale in October.
One change that Critchley would possibly contemplate making, so as to clean up the Hoops’ assault, is to begin 19-year-old ahead Sinclair Armstrong on a extra common foundation.
Ought to Armstrong begin extra?
After spells on mortgage with Torquay United and Aldershot City in non-league, Armstrong clearly did sufficient to show to Beale that he was value retaining at Loftus Highway, and he has gone on to make 13 appearances for the senior facet thus far this season, contributing one help.
The teenage striker made a uncommon begin in QPR’s 3-0 win over Cardiff which despatched them prime of the league and performed an enormous half in proceedings, profitable a penalty within the first half which noticed Jack Simpson despatched off, and Beale was filled with reward for the teen after the sport.
He said: “I feel we gave a component of shock by beginning younger Sinclair Armstrong. Didn’t he do fantastically nicely for the penalty, which clearly with the crimson card, was a giant second within the recreation?”
Contemplating QPR’s current attacking woes, and Armstrong’s spectacular show on a uncommon begin, Critchley ought to undoubtedly contemplate handing him extra first-team alternatives when he begins work at Loftus Highway.