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Hughes not planning to make wholesale squad changes at QPR

QPR boss Mark Hughes doesn't want to change too much too soon following his debut defeat at Newcastle United.

They have been linked with a host of players but Hughes was prepared to be patient when it came to ins and outs during the January transfer window.

Hughes, who was without key quartet Joey Barton, Adel Taarabt, Armand Traore and Alejandro Faurlin, said: "There are areas we can improve, that's obvious. We were missing players.

"And as the games come thick and fast, we would hope to welcome back some players and, if we can, bring players into the club who will help us.

"But it's difficult in January, we understand that. It's important that if you do target players, they have to come in and make an impact.

"It's important that we improve our goals-for column because that is hindering us at the moment.

"But we can't just isolate one unit of the team, it has to be a collective thing and if we improve all areas of the team then that will enable us to get in those positions more often, and then maybe our average conversion rate won't hinder us as much as it is maybe at the moment.

"In terms of futures, we are looking to make Queens Park Rangers better - obviously, that's the aim of everybody - and we want as many of the players who are at the club now to be part of that."

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