Mark Hughes was officially appointed as coach Queens Park Rangers (QPR) with a contract for 2.5 years, on Tuesday (1/10/2012), replacing Neil Wanock, who was fired recently.
"Back to the football and become QPR manager was great excitement. I am very aware of the challenges of short-term and long term here, and are excited about the ambitions of the club owners," said Hughes.
Hughes was recruited in a state not bound by any club after being fired Fulham , 2 June. Even so, Hughes rated QPR management has a good reputation, including in terms of recruiting top players to join.
With the purchase of quality players, Hughes is expected to improve the position of QPR who currently is ranked 17th Premier League standings, with 17 points, or one point ahead of Bolton Wanderers, at rank 18. According to the Guardian, Hughes had planned to recruit Aston Villa striker, Darren Bent.