Round-up: Latest on QPR boss Beale, Millwall target keen for game time and Watford eye MLS ace

Latest on QPR boss Beale, Millwall target keen for game time and Watford eye MLS ace.

QPR, Millwall and Watford all have a break from the action at the moment. The World Cup in Qatar has taken centre stage as Championship football pauses.

The trio all return next month. In the meantime, here is a look at some of the latest news...


QPR are sweating over the future of boss Michael Beale. According to our sister title The Scotsman, Rangers are poised to make a formal approach for the 42-year-old today as they hunt for Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s replacement.

Goalkeeper coach Gavin Ward has heaped praise on Seny Dieng, who is currently away with the Senegal squad, and has told West London Sport: “I have been something of a father-figure to him in his time here and I am so proud of what he’s been doing. He is a genuine asset for the club.

“I am obviously biased but I think he is the best goalkeeper in the Championship and like everyone here at QPR, desperate to play in the Premier League.”


Millwall target Evan Ferguson is ‘keen’ for some more first-team football, as per SussexWorld. The striker has been linked with a move to Gary Rowett’s side in January.

The Lions reportedly saw off late competition from Olympiacos to land attacking midfielder Zian Flemming in the last transfer window according to London News Online. He has been a hit since his switch to The Den.


Tuttomercatoweb report Watford are keen on CF Montreal midfielder Ismael Kone. The 20-year-old is currently away with the Canada squad at the World Cup and played in their opening game against Belgium.

The Hornets squad are currently away in Spain as they prepare for their return to action in December. First up for Slaven Bilic’s side is Hull City at home on 11th December.