QPR injury problems continue for West Ham clash
09:17 28 September 2012
QPR defender Anton Ferdinand remains sidelined. Photo credit: Adam Davy/EMPICS
QPR will be without four first team defenders for the visit of London rivals West Ham United on Monday night.
Anton Ferdinand, Jose Bosingwa and Fabio are all out with hamstring injuries and Armand Traore (leg) is also unavailable.
Striker Andy Johnson is out with a long-term knee injury but midfielder Adel Taarabt could return after missing the last two games with a hamstring problem.
Provisional squad: Green, Cesar, Onuoha, Hill, Nelsen, Mbia, Diakite, Derry, Park, Granero, Dyer, Taarabt, Hoilett, Faurlin, Wright-Phillips, Ephraim, Mackie, Zamora, Cisse.
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