QPR boss Warburton eyes new signings

Mark Warburton expects a busy summer of transfer activity following his recent appointment as QPR manager.

Warburton will preside over a challenging rebuilding job at Rangers, who have released five out-of-contract players and are hampered by Financial Fair Play rules.

Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday morning, Warburton said he was keen to bring in both experienced and young players this summer.

“We’ll be active. We’ll be looking at players, young and old,” he said.

“In terms of experience, we have to have maturity, seniority and experience of this really tough division, but at the same time you want youth, energy, hunger and desire as well. If we can get that balance right we’re in a good place.

“Every club will be vying for the same, but there are some good players out there – some of them young who would benefit from coming to a club like QPR, and some good senior names who can add their maturity and game knowledge to what is a young squad of players.”

Warburton insisted he was fully aware of the financial restrictions in place

He said: “The club have had problems in recent years – well documented -and the job of the owners is to make sure the club is on a sound financial footing. I know exactly what we can and can’t do.

“The clarity is there for me, now hopefully we can go and do a job.”