Ramsey job offer delayed

Ramsey will be given 13 games to save the R’s from the Premier League drop, starting against relegation rivals Hull at the KC Stadium on February 21.

QPR spoke to Derby boss Steve McClaren and former Spurs chief Tim Sherwood about the vacant position, the latter’s offer falling down over personal terms.??

Talks were also had with Real Madrid assistant Paul Clement – who was the “dream” manager Tony Fernandes was referring to in midweek on social media.

Discussions with Marseille boss Marcelo Bielsa were unsuccessful while there was only ever initial talks with Michael Laudrup???s representatives.

Ramsey has been open about expressing his interest in taking charge on a more permanent basis.

He said after the midweek victory over Sunderland on Tuesday: “If the job’s available and I???m the right man for the job, then I???ll do it.

“If not, I???ll stay as an employee – head of player development – for the club and continue to support the cause.”