LATEST UPDATE : We looked at the market value of QPR’s five best players ahead of the summer transfer window.

Ilias Chair = £6m: The market value of QPR’s best 5 players

We assessed the market value of QPR’s top five players ahead of the summer transfer window.
Queens Park Rangers have had a tumultuous season in the Championship.

The R’s had a dismal start to the season, prompting the resignation of Gareth Ainsworth in late October, but performances and results have improved substantially under Marti Cifuentes.

Cifuentes has done an exceptional job at Loftus Road to keep his team out of the relegation zone, and the Hoops have been one of the division’s best sides in the second half of the season.

The R’s survival effort was assisted by a series of astute January additions, and with budgets expected to be tight, Cifuentes will be looking for equally smart recruitment  this summer.

There will be a lot of new faces at the club this summer, but there may also be some departures, and the Hoops could lose some of its important players.

With that in mind, we assessed the market value of the R’s top five players.

Jimmy Dunne – £2.2 million

Jimmy Dunne QPR

Dunne joined the R’s from Burnley in July 2021 and has been a consistent performer ever since.

Dunne has spent the majority of his time with the Hoops at centre-back, but he has prospered since being shifted to right-back by Cifuentes in February, and he has played an important role in his team’s survival push.

The 26-year-old’s contract expires in the summer, but the R’s have the option to extend it for another year, which is likely given his recent performances.

Blackburn Rovers were rumored to be interested in Dunne in January, and he could attract more interest this summer, so the Hoops will be eager to sign him to a contract extension.

Dunne’s current market value is £2.2 million, but if he can maintain his current performance levels, it will certainly improve in the following years.

Sam Field – £2.8 million


Field joined the R’s on loan from West Bromwich Albion in February 2021, before making the transfer permanent in the summer.

Field started every game in all competitions last season, scoring three goals and assisting twice in 48 games, and was awarded both the fans’ and players’ player of the year.

Last January, the 25-year-old was linked with Fulham and Crystal Palace, but he remained at Loftus Road and signed a new contract with the Hoops in March.

Field’s current market value is £2.8 million, but with his future secured, the R’s will not have to worry about losing him this summer.

Chris Willock – £1.6 million

Chris Willock

Willock, a midfielder, joined Loftus Road from Benfica for £750,000 in October 2020, and he has proven to be well worth the money.

Willock was the R’s second-highest goal scorer last season, with six, and he also had two assists in 29 games in all competitions.

Willock was retained by the Hoops in the summer despite reports of interest from Rangers and Middlesbrough, but he was unexpectedly dropped by Ainsworth at the start of the season.

Willock was welcomed back into the club after Cifuentes arrived, and he has since played an important role in his team’s survival bid, contributing goals and creativity.

Willock, on the other hand, is out of contract in the summer, and despite his market worth of £1.6 million, the Royals might lose him for free.

Ilias Chair – £6 million

Ilias Chair 1

Midfielder Chair joined the R’s from Belgian club Lierse in January 2017, and he has since established himself as one of the Championship’s greatest performers.

Despite his team’s troubles last season, Chair had another outstanding individual season, scoring five goals and contributing nine assists in 42 games, and he was part of the Morocco squad that advanced to the World Cup semi-finals in 2022.

Chair had a difficult start to the season under Ainsworth, but he has been quite prominent under Cifuentes, scoring some crucial goals in his team’s struggle against relegation.

The 26-year-old was previously connected with Leicester City and Leeds United,

During the winter transfer season, Birmingham City and Trabzonspor both reportedly rejected bids for him.

Chair is expected to garner interest again this summer, but much will rely on the outcome of his appeal against his conviction in a Belgian court for assaulting a truck driver.

With a market value of £6 million, Chair is certainly the club’s most sellable asset, and while they will be anxious to keep him, they may sell him this summer to raise funds.

Lyndon Dykes – £1.7 million

Lyndon Dykes QPR

Striker Dykes joined the R’s from Livingston in August 2020, and while he is not a prolific scorer, he has become an important player for the club.

Dykes was the Hoops’ leading scorer last season with eight goals, and he also had three assists in 40 games across competitions.

The Scotland international drew interest from Burnley, Stoke City, and Blackburn Rovers in the summer, while Millwall made a bid of around £2 million for the 28-year-old, but he ended speculation about his future in June when he signed a new contract that would keep him at Loftus Road until 2026.

Dykes has struggled in front of goal this season, so it appears doubtful he will draw the same degree of attention this summer, but with a market value of £1.7 million, his transfer might provide some much-needed revenue for the club.

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