QPR v Fulham preview

Queens Park Rangers will be without Park Ji-sung for Saturday’s

west London derby with Fulham.

The 31-year-old has suffered a knee injury and faces a few weeks

on the sidelines, where he joins long-term absentees Bobby Zamora

(hip) and Andrew Johnson (knee).

QPR can, though, call upon goalkeeper Julio Cesar after a groin

injury, meaning manager Harry Redknapp has to decide whether to

stick with Robert Green or put in the Brazilian.

Midfielder Mahamadou Diarra is a major doubt for Fulham’s short

trip to Loftus Road.

The 31-year-old is struggling with a knock picked up against

Tottenham and had two injections on Tuesday so is unlikely to be


Simon Davies has returned to training but is some way off a

first-team return from a long-term hip injury, while Bryan Ruiz

faces a further month on the sidelines with a hamstring