While Massimo Luongo's absence wasn't a huge concern against Barnsley, he was certainly a big miss against Wolves last week.

The midfielder's combative nature would definitely have been a welcome strength as the runaway leaders ran riot at Molineux, and perhaps his ability to drive forward could have been enough to secure QPR a point on the day.

Massimo Luongo and Josh Scowen QPR

It's no wonder that the fans at Loftus Road were so pleased to see him back against the Trotters.

The Hoops look a much more balanced outfit with Luongo in the midfield, as he provides the perfect go-between alongside the more disciplined Josh Scowen and QPR's main creative force, Luke Freeman.

While his reputation as one of the league's top tacklers is his main strength, the Australian international also possesses the technical ability to get the fans on their feet, making him the ultimate all-round midfielder.

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As a regular member of Australia's squad, there's no doubt that QPR possess a player of real quality, and the hope will be that Ian Holloway can continue to get the best out of him between now and the end of the season as he look to impress ahead of the World Cup in Russia.

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