Redknapp replaces Hughes as new QPR manager
LONDON (AFP) - Queens Park Rangers confirmed on Saturday that Harry Redknapp has been appointed as their new manager, replacing the sacked Mark Hughes.
The former Tottenham boss will take up a two-and-a-half year deal at Loftus Road with QPR bottom of the Premier League ahead of their match against Manchester United later Saturday.
The 65-year-old Redknapp, who will be in the stands at Old Trafford to watch his new side, told the club's official website: "I'm delighted to be back in the managerial hot-seat at QPR.
"When I spoke to the shareholders and they told me about their plans I knew this was too good an opportunity to turn down.