Harry eyes new signings after ‘massive’ wins

Harry Redknapp said QPR’s home win against Burnley was a huge boost ahead of what he believes will be a vital transfer window.

Having beaten Leicester in their previous game at Loftus Road, they saw off another relegation-threatened team and climbed out of the bottom three.

Manager Redknapp, keen to sign at least one striker in January, has long believed that avoiding being cut adrift in the meantime is the key to Rangers’ chances of staying in the Premier League.

And he declared: “The six points are massive for us and keep us in amongst it. It was a big result.

“We need to stay in the group and then in January look to strengthen, add quality in one or two areas if we can, and give ourselves a real chance.”

Burnley caused Rangers problems and keeper Rob Green rescued the home side with a brilliant save to push George Boyd’s long-range shot onto the post in the first half.

The R’s took control after the break, with Leroy Fer opening the scoring before Charlie Austin added the second – and was sent off soon afterwards.

“I thought Burnley looked a good side. In the first half they played ever so well, were bright and sharp,” Redknapp said.

“Rob Green made a couple of vital saves in the first half and that save from Boyd – it was going in the top corner all the way.

“I was standing behind it and I said ‘This is going in’. How he got his fingertips to it I don’t know.

“It was a great save and he’s a great keeper and a great pro.”

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