Relegated QPR confirm Chris Ramsey will stay on as Head Coach
QPR have confirmed that current Head Coach Chris Ramsey will stay at the club on a permanent basis after signing a three year deal with the club.
Chairman Tony Fernandes believes the 53 year-old – who took over the position on a temporary basis following Harry Redknapp’s resignation in February – is the right man to lead Rangers into the future, commenting: “When Chris took over the role we were already in a very difficult position, yet despite our relegation, we – as a board – have been impressed with the professionalism and attention to detail he has demonstrated since becoming Head Coach."
“He lives and breathes management and coaching, and I am sure he will flourish in this role, as we look to bounce back from this season’s disappointments."
“This is a new start for us and one I am confident Chris will relish playing a major part in.”
Director of Football, Les Ferdinand, added: “From the board, to the players, to the staff, Chris has impressed everyone here in his short time in charge."
“His coaching methods and techniques are second to none and with an opportunity to work with new players going forward, he is the ideal candidate for the role in terms of our new philosophy of nurturing young talent and promoting from within."
“Rebuilding the club is our first target. If we can make an immediate return to the Premier League, then great, but we have to focus on re-establishing the traditions of QPR. That will take time, but in Chris we have a man who is relishing the challenge that lies ahead.”
Ramsey could not keep QPR in the Premier League however they did win their last match against Newcastle last weekend, who themselves could be relegated on the final day of the season.