QPR are about to sign £350,000 Nasser El Khayati from Burton Albion - currently undergoing a medical at Loftus Road.

What are we to expect from the player about to follow his old boss to west London?

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink took him from amateur football to League One and made him an instant success

The Rs manager brought El Khayati to English football courtesy of Dutch amateur side Kozakken Boys last January (2015) and since then, the winger has scored 11 goals in 44 appearances for Albion.

This season, El Khayati has hit eight goals and four assists in 26 games and looks set to step up and test himself in the Championship.

The new boy is 'a little bit different'

When he was boss at Burton, Hasselbaink called El Khayati his wildcard striker who was not so much a number nine as a 'nine-and-a-half.'

This is meant to suggest he is a bit of a striker and a bit of a number 10.

"We've always said from day one that he could be the one that is a little bit different, that can take a little bit of pressure off the front line, who can provide chances, who is a little bit different," the QPR boss said back then.

Different: El Khayati

El Khayati is terrific with the ball at his feet

Don't take our word for it, take it from the man who took over from Hasselbaink when he came to QPR.

Nigel Clough said: "We were hugely impressed with what he was doing in training.

"I think sometimes in teams you get a player like him – and it's not to the detriment of others in the team – but you just get him the ball as much as you can.

Nasser likes a walk

Unlike his team-mates who fetched up to Burton's Pirelli ground in Mercs and four-wheel drives on match day, El Khayati used to stroll through Burton town centre. Watch out for him getting out at White City tube, if that's the case.

He observes Ramadan

As a practising Muslim, El Khayati fasts in the traditional period set aside for the faith. In essence it means pre-season is hard going for him as he is unable to eat or drink or until sunset. Ramadan 2016 starts June 7.

With thanks to Ashley Wilkinson at the Burton Mail.

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