QPR star: We have let Mark Hughes down this season

QPR midfielder Alejandro Faurlin has admitted that the players have let manager Mark Hughes down during the opening months of the season.

The R’s sit bottom of the Premier League after seven games and they only have picked up two points all season.

But the Argentine has been impressed with his side’s work rate, despite the difficult start.

“I think we’ve worked really hard and we let down the manager a little bit,” Faurlin said. “Every department we work really hard. It’s a strong group.

“It’s a bit disappointing but it’s no secrets. You have to work hard and work even harder if you can’t get the results.


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“We want to win. If you don’t get the results, the pressure comes.”

With two weeks off for the international break the R’s have been training and the Argentine has been delighted with his effort.

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“It’s been really positive,” he added. “We have to carry on and try and get that first win.

“We are a bit disappointed when we see the Premier League table. We are professional. We look forward to the game on Sunday.”

After signing 11 players in the summer months, two points out of a possible 21 represents a nightmare start and Faurlin wants his side to be brave going into Sunday’s game against Everton.

“We knew it would take time to gel,” he admitted. “You know you get these negative runs.

“We are professional. We have to be brave and try to win the game on Sunday.”

The likes of Esteban Granero [Real Madrid], Julio Cesar [Inter Milan] Ji-Sung Park [Manchester United] and Jose Bosingwa [Chelsea] are more used to fighting for major honours domestically and internationally, not scrapping relegation.

But Faurlin is delighted to have them as team-mates.

“They improve the quality and it’s nice to see Esteban, Julio, Park and Bosingwa,” he said. “For us we are glad to be part of this QPR.

“I guess with them it’s a bit different. It’s a different kind of pressure to win games.

“It might be different for them but they are top drawer professionals.

“We need to be able to get out of the position we are in with their help.”

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