There is some confusion after English Championship club Queens Park Rangers were forced to release a statement regarding the future of ex-Rangers manager Mark Warburton.
Warburton has been in charge of the Rs since May 2019 and this season has the Loftus Road club sitting in 8th in the English second tier after a 1-0 win at Swansea this week.
📝 A statement in response to speculation surrounding Mark Warburton's future.#QPR
— QPR FC (@QPR) April 20, 2021
The Sun were reporting an exclusive that Warbs was set to join up with the English FA after being interviewed for a role as assistant technical director.
But the controversial newspaper has since deleted the story after Queens Park Rangers released a statement refuting the claims.
The statement reads:
“QPR would like to confirm there’s absolutely no truth in the reports suggesting Mark Warburton is considering leaving the club to take up the role as assistant technical director of the FA.
“Speaking after Tuesday night’s win against Swansea City, Rs boss Warburton said: ‘I don’t know where this has come from, there isn’t a grain of truth in it.
‘I’m completely committed to QPR and am focused on the job in hand.’
CEO Lee Hoos added: ‘Mark Warburton is not leaving for The FA.
‘It’s a pity the publication did not bother checking their facts before releasing the article which is so wide of the mark.’”
Warburton, 58, took charge at Ibrox in 2015 and steered the club back to the Scottish Premiership at the first time of asking.
However, the manager would leave the club in tumultuous circumstances with the Gers allegedly accepting his resignation to become manager of Nottingham Forest in February 2017.
Tendering the resignation is something Warburton denies despite taking the Forest job only one month later.
Warburton has somewhat turned things around at QPR this season amid fan criticisms with old habits dying hard in London.