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Hasselbaink backs Chery to be a big hit at Loftus Road

PUBLISHED: 17:35 11 December 2015 | UPDATED: 15:07 12 December 2015

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has backed Tjaronn Chery to be a success at Loftus Road

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has backed Tjaronn Chery to be a success at Loftus Road

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EXCLUSIVE: New QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink believes Tjaronn Chery will become a huge asset to the club in the future.

Hasselbaink has high hopes for the Dutch playmaker, who after making a bright start to life at Loftus Road has struggled in recent months.

The 27-year-old last started a game for the Rs back in October when they lost at Brentford, before failing to make any kind of impression under then caretaker boss Neil Warnock, even being banished to the Under-21s squad to play against Ipswich last month

Hasselbaink knows all too well about what Chery has to offer though, seeing at close hand what he can produce in the Eredivisie.

He told the Times: “I already know Tjaronn . He’s a good player and has proved that in Holland. He has a lot to improve on but we like him a lot. He has got fantastic ability.

“He has a bright future ahead and has a big future in this squad - I am sure of that.”

Elsewhere, Hasselbaink says he will do all in his power to bring success to the west London side and make the supporters proud of the team.

It has been yet another tumultuous period at the club in recent years, with two promotions and relegations apiece during the last five seasons . Hasselbaink is the club’s seventh permanent manager in 10 years, and is desperate to bring the feel-good factor back to W12.

He added: “I’m very happy to be here and very happy to be a part of it. I’ll do everything in my power, work night and day, to make them a proud QPR fan.”

QPR face Burnley on Saturday in what will be Hasselbaink’s first game in charge and he is aware how big a threat Sean Dyche’s side will pose, urging supporters to be the club’s 12th man against the Clarets.

“I’m looking forward to it very much. It’s going to be a big test as Burnley are a good team,” Hasselbaink admitted.

“They are organised and are right up there. We are going to be tested and we have to find our own way and play on our strengths and get the supporters behind us and cheering and be our 12th man and push us forward.”

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