Those four-hour feeds are costing QPR.

Manager Harry Redknapp reckoned he was still in the hunt for a striker in January, not least because Bobby Zamora had to come off after 66 minutes in the 2-0 win over Burnley, and Eduardo Vargas is up against with baby duties after the birth of his baby girl.

The Chile international and model partner Daniela welcomed the new arrival into the world last month - and Harry reckons he can tell.

“The little boy Vargas looked a bit tired,” he said. “He’s had a baby and It looks to me he hasn’t got the spring in his step he had a few weeks ago.

“Bobby had to come off after 66 minutes and any club could do with four or five strikers.

But not it seems a centre back as 35-year-old Richard Dunne confounds manager and pundits by keeping Rio Ferdinand out of the team.

This way and that: Harry Redknapp and assistant Kevin Bond direct

The manager sidestepped questions over any potential new contract to a man finishing his next summer, but agreed Dunne was blazing an Indian summer in December.

“In the past, I’ve had coaches say to me ‘turn him round’ - he can’t run. Hang on, Richard Dunne? You’ve got the wrong guy.

"He’s lost some of that speed, but he’s no slouch.

“But it’s too early to talk about contracts. We’ve got to see where we are and worry about next week and the week after - that’s the only priority.”