Orient interested in QPR midfielder Duke-McKenna

Leyton Orient are interested in QPR midfielder Stephen Duke-McKenna.

The 22-year-old has made four first-team appearances for the R’s, all as a substitute, and spent the second half of last season on loan at Torquay United.

He is now being lined up for another loan move, with a number of lower-division clubs having been made aware of his availability.

Duke-McKenna began his career at Everton and was brought to west London in 2019 after being released by Bolton.

QPR forward Charlie Kelman is currently on loan at Orient. who are second in the League Two table.

Meanwhile, Rangers boss Mick Beale has warned that signing a striker before the transfer window closes will not be straightforward.