Queens Park Rangers defender Clint Hill has echoed the sentiments of teammate Joey Barton who said there were “bad eggs” at the club that contributed to their relegation from the Premier League, but the experienced Englishman also believes they didn’t have the quality to stay in the division, reports Sky Sports.
Queens Park Rangers were the second team confirmed for relegation following their 6-0 thrashing against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on the weekend. The Londoners have Burnley from Championship promotion last summer to instant relegation this season, and there looks set to be an overhaul of players as a result.
Hoops midfielder Joey Barton said there were some negative influences in the side that caused a poor atmosphere at the club. The former Manchester City and Marseilles man felt a couple of players in particular weren’t pulling in the same direction at the club, and referred to them as “bad eggs” which is some Hill agreed with.
He said: “In every dressing room you are not going to get the right type of people. There are certain people who might not put the effort in here and there or might not be right on the training ground.”
But Hill also felt the side were below par throughout the course of the season, and only have themselves to blame for that. He suggested a lack of quality was the reason for their demise, and that enough players should have taken charge of the negative atmosphere to help in their survival push.
Hint added: “No matter who is not pulling in the right direction, it should not affect you as an individual. Did we have the quality? Probably not.”
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