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QPR new boss Ian Holloway has quickly picked up the vibe of what’s needed at a Championship club languishing in 17th place.

In his first lengthy interview, see above, the man back with Hoops for the third time in an illustrious career has smartly promised attacking intent in contrast to the man he replaced.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink was more conservative than a tweed suit when it came to style on the pitch.

The Dutchman’s perceived dull approach by fans saw him get it in the neck for the last three months on social media before he finally ran out of rope last week.

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But Ol, more delighted than a kid at Christmas as he put it, has vowed a different way to improve on a lack-lustre five wins out of 16.

“I want to leave a legacy of what QPR means to people,” he told the club's website. “Unless you play with an attacking optimism at times, I don’t believe it really works.

Passionate: Ian Holloway

“Look at Steve McClaren and what he’s trying to do at Derby. A few weeks ago they couldn’t score.”

“Deep down I’m someone who is very creative - I wasn’t like that as a player because I knew my own limitations.

“Some people could play the piano - I had to carry it on to the stage for them, but I still had a vital part to play.”

The passionate Holloway couldn’t resist a retrospective pop at overpaid mercenaries who pocketed the cash and watched Rangers plummet out of the Premier League twice in three years.

“They wouldn’t have worn that shirt for me. I wouldn’t have given them the money they came here for,” he added.

The current misfiring squad have been warned nothing less than a 100 per cent blood, sweat and tears is demanded in the wake of a stuttering season.

And Ol hinted he is a very different character to the one that’s just left.

“I think our players get it - but they haven’g had a slice of me yet,” he said with an ominous smile.

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