Queens Park Rangers‘ focus proper now’s on discovering a supervisor to exchange Michael Beale at Loftus Highway however it appears as if they’re nonetheless contemplating some gamers forward of the January switch window.
In accordance with Football League World, Lincoln Metropolis defender Regan Poole is attracting a number of curiosity from Championship golf equipment together with QPR forward of subsequent month’s switch window.
The 24-year-old has been an everyday at Sincil Financial institution since becoming a member of the Imps from MK Dons in 2021, making 101 appearances in all competitions in numerous positions throughout the backline.
Kennedy was filled with reward for the Welshman after he reached a century of appearances for Lincoln, saying:
“It’s a phenomenal achievement and one we now have seen TJ Eyoma attain not too long ago too. The lads needs to be very pleased with themselves.
“I preserve saying we now have obtained the youngest squad within the league, and inside that we have a look at Regan as considered one of our leaders, but he’s solely 24. For him to get to that stage already means he deserves an enormous quantity of credit score and all of the plaudits that are coming his method.
“He’s a high-end man when it comes to his traits as an individual, and is any individual we’re privileged to have at our membership.”
May Poole be QPR’s subsequent Dickie?
Poole, who has represented Wales U21s on 23 occasions, can play as a right-back, defensive midfielder and a centre-back however has prospered within the coronary heart of Lincoln’s defence over the previous two campaigns.
After serving to Lincoln to the playoff ultimate in his first season with the membership, the previous Manchester United man was a mainstay in Michael Appleton’s facet final season, making 44 appearances in League One, averaging a strong 6.73 ranking from WhoScored for his performances.
He’s impressing as soon as once more below Mark Kennedy within the present marketing campaign, averaging a 6.86 ranking throughout his 18 appearances within the third tier, which might rank him because the seventh-best performer had he produced the identical stage of efficiency with QPR.
Ought to he arrive at Loftus Highway in January, he might emulate Rob Dickie, who made the transfer from League One to QPR in 2020 earlier than incomes the supporter’s player of the season in his debut marketing campaign after some very good shows for the Hoops.
Poole and Dickie are each centre-backs who excel with the ball at their ft, as WhoScored means that each gamers’ strengths embrace passing, whereas they’ve each averaged the very same variety of aerials received per recreation (3.1) thus far this marketing campaign.
Subsequently, they’re clearly related sorts of centre-back and contemplating Dickie’s success at Loftus Highway since arriving from Oxford United, QPR’s new supervisor would certainly be silly to show down any alternative to signal Poole in January.