Nasser El-Khayati believes his first goal for QPR that beat Charlton on Saturday is doubly important.

Firstly, it increases the £350,000 buy from Burton’s confidence after flirting with the first team, and secondly, he hopes it gives his boss a selection headache.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink paid an Albion club record to transfer the midfielder from his previous club to his new one.

So far, the Dutch left-sided midfielder has only made two starts to go with his 11 appearances off the bench like the one that did for the hapless Addicks on Saturday.

Now, the 27-year-old hopes he might get a run of games from the first whistle.

“I have my first goal for Queens Park Rangers,” he told

“I’m very happy with that, and I also think it’s good for my confidence.

“I don’t want to be on the bench every week, so you have to show what you can do when you come on.”

El-Khayati rescued Rs blushes against the Championship strugglers when he cut in from the left and curled right-footed into the corner. Check the video below.

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Needless, to say the latest recruit will be keeping a copy as well.

He added: “That was a very-good feeling. I was a bit unlucky in previous games not to get my first goal, so I’m absolutely delighted I’ve got it now.

“The game could have gone either way in the end.

“When I got the ball, I was only thinking about taking the defender on and having a shot.

“I cut inside and I must say, it was a nice goal.”

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