• Live Streaming Football
    As a Bet365 customer you can watch live streaming football, horse racing, tennis & hockey etc. Live betting available for all sports! [+]
  • Over 1000 in Free Bets
    Get Free Bets for Football!
    Take advantage of these amazing promotions while it lasts. Now you can bet with the finest bookmakers and get the best deal on the Net. [+]

Hughes backs Cesar to lift QPR

QPR manager Mark Hughes has praised goalkeeper Julio Cesar following his impressive start to the Premier League.

The 34-year-old Brazilian, who arrived at Loftus Road on a free transfer from Inter in the summer, pulled off a number of impressive saves against Arsenal on Saturday only to be beaten by Mikel Arteta’s possibly offside goal six minutes from time in the 1-0 defeat.

Having failed to win any of their opening nine games, QPR find themselves at the foot of the table, but Hughes believes that a player of Cesar’s stature can help lift the club to turn their season around.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror, Hughes said: “He inspires people by his manner and his presence, and his performances as well. I’ve trained with the likes of Schmeichel, Southall, and he’s right up there.

“Not just as a keeper, but as a guy and with his mentality in the dressing room, it’s huge for us – a real benefit. He understands what it takes and it drags in people around him.

“I haven’t seen Julio over the time that I saw Schmeichel, but he’s certainly on a par with the top keepers in the world.”

Mon 29 Oct, 2012
RSS Feed
Buy Soccer Tickets Largest selection of premium soccer tickets for the Premier League, MLS, La Liga, Serie A, European Cups, World Cup etc. Click Here

Add your comment