Ben Gladwin was a removals man for a brief spell as a non-league player.

But never did the QPR winger think he would remove himself for large spells from the Rangers set-up following his move from Swindon in 2015 that was part of a £3m double package with Massimo Luongo.

The latter has forged a slot himself in midfield, but Gladwin has been both injured and the subject of three loan spells out that has limited his appearances in a hooped shirt to just 11.

The 24-year-old has been around the non-league block a couple of spins in his short career.

But he has a fair chance of lining up against Brentford tomorrow night, with Yeni N'Gbakoto struggling with a groin problem and Jordan Cousins battling a hamstring strain.

Play off hero: Gladwin at Swindon in 2015

Gladwin's boss thinks a bit more luck with injuries and a jab of self confidence will go along way to get those 11 appearances added to at a rate of knots.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink said: "Things have gone really quick with Ben in his career.

"He’s been with me for a while now and I can see he has a lot of quality.

“He has to believe a little bit more in himself but he has it. It just needs to come out more on a regular basis.

“Left midfield is his best position coming in, but at times I need to play him on the right too."

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