Round-up: QPR eye ex-Liverpool man, Millwall receive transfer boost and Watford winger wanted

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Latest QPR, Millwall and Watford news and rumours on Monday

QPR’s first game back after the World Cup is a tricky home clash against table toppers Burnley. Millwall have an away trip to Sunderland next week.

Meanwhile, Watford face Hull City when they return. Here is a look at some of the latest news regarding the trio...

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QPR

QPR’s Michael Beale is expected to be confirmed as the new Rangers manager this afternoon. That’s according to a report by the Evening Standard, who claim he is in Glasgow now to finalise his move to Ibrox.

West London Sport report that the R’s are interested in former Liverpool coach Neil Critchley as a potential replacement. He managed Blackpool for two years before heading to Aston Villa as Steven Gerrard’s number two over the summer and is now available.

Millwall

Millwall have received a boost in their pursuit of Hibernian defender Ryan Porteous. The centre-back has rejected a new deal with the Scottish Premiership side and is due to become a free agent at the end of this season.

Striker Benik Afobe and midfielder Ryan Leonard are both doubts ahead of the Lions’ game against Sunderland, as per the Southwark News. It is yet to be known whether the pair will be able to feature.

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Watford

Watford winger Adrian Blake is reportedly attracting interest from elsewhere. Reporter Fabrizio Romano (see tweet below) says Premier League clubs are keen on him.

Sheffield United are still keeping tabs on Hornets-linked Ismael Kone from CF Montreal, as per Yorkshire Live. He played for Canada yesterday as they lost 4-1 to Croatia.

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