QPR need to concentrate on building for next season, admits Grant Hall

PUBLISHED: 13:30 23 February 2016

Grant Hall has impressed on a consistent basis for QPR in a season to forget for all at the club

Grant Hall has impressed on a consistent basis for QPR in a season to forget for all at the club

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Grant Hall has conceded that securing a play-off place is too big an ask for QPR now, and insists their main priority must be on building for next season.

The 24-year-old has been a rare shining light in a disappointing season for the Rs, who lanquish in mid-table and 13 points off the play-offs ahead of Tuesday night’s trip to Championship surprise package Sheffield Wednesday.

After keeping a host of key players at the start of the season - including Matty Phillips and the recently departed Charlie Austin - many expected QPR to be challenging towards the business end of the table.

That has never looked a real possibility though, with the latest man in the Loftus Road hotseat, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, finding out just how difficult a job he has on his hands.

Rangers have won just twice in 13 league games under the former Burton Albion boss, with Hall insisting the whole squad have “points to prove” as they battle to show their worth to Hasselbaink ahead of next season,

He told “Looking at the table now, realistically it’s about building for next season.

“We want to get as many points on the board as possible, and build from there.

“New players joined us in January and a lot of people here have got a point to prove ahead of next season – you want to be in that starting XI.

“That’s what everyone will be aiming to do during the remainder of this season, doing all they can to make sure they are in the plans for next year.”

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