Queens Park Rangers look set to nominate Neil Critchley as their new supervisor at Loftus Highway and the 44-year-old might seal a dream first signing in Brighton striker Deniz Undav.
It has been extensively reported that the previous Blackpool supervisor will take the reins on the west London facet, changing the departing Michael Beale after he joined Rangers final week.
Critchley joins at an immensely busy interval, as Championship soccer returns this weekend, with QPR dealing with table-toppers Burnley, whereas the January switch window is just some weeks away.
In line with Soccer League World, the Hoops are one in every of a number of second-tier sides together with Sunderland, Burnley, Coventry Metropolis, Blackburn Rovers and Norwich to register an curiosity in signing Undav subsequent month.
The 26-year-old has struggled for recreation time with the Seagulls to date this season, enjoying simply 172 minutes in complete with eight substitute appearances within the Premier League, though he did rating on his one begin in opposition to Forest Inexperienced within the League Cup.
Nonetheless, his performances on mortgage in Belgium final season definitely recommend that there’s a participant there, as he would contribute a vastly spectacular 25 objectives and 10 assists in simply 33 league appearances for Royale Union Saint-Gilloise.
Would Undav be a great signing?
Upon his return to Brighton, the German striker spoke about what he might supply the Seagulls within the Premier League, though it appears as if he’ll now be heading to the Championship.
“I can’t say a quantity [of goals], I’ll simply try to rating perhaps not 26 however somewhat bit much less. I can rating contained in the field, exterior the field, I can rating from the center line, I can rating from all over the place. I’ve no typical kind of purpose. I attempt to rating with my head, with the left foot, proper foot, with my shoulder, with all the pieces.”
It appears as if Undav will now be pressured to dwell as much as his personal excessive expectations within the second tier, as first-team possibilities at Brighton are clearly not out there to him proper now.
Contemplating his phenomenal performances final season, mixed with the truth that QPR’s prime scorers this season have been Chris Willock and Lyndon Dykes with simply six, then he would absolutely be a dream first addition for Critchley at Loftus Highway.