Team News: Will Keane starts for Queens Park Rangers

Manchester United's English striker William Keane vies with Blackburn Rovers' Scottish defender Grant Hanley during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Blackburn Rovers at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England
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Will Keane starts up front for Queens Park Rangers against Blackburn Rovers, while Charlie Austin, Bobby Zamora and Modibo Maiga are on the bench.

Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp has opted to start on-loan Manchester United striker Will Keane in the lone role up front for his side's trip to Blackburn Rovers in the Championship.

Forwards Charlie Austin and Bobby Zamora have both been left on the bench alongside Modibo Maiga, while Luke Young has been handed a start at the centre of defence alongside Richard Dunne.

For the hosting Blackburn, who maintain an outside chance of a place in the playoffs, Rudy Gestede and Jordan Rhodes play in attack in a 4-4-2 formation.

Blackburn: Robinson; Keane, Hanley, Kilgallon, Spurr; Cairney, Lowe, Williamson, Conway; Gestede, Rhodes
Subs: Eastwood, King, Dunn, Varney, Taylor, Etuhu, Feeney

QPR: Green; Simpson, Dunne, Young, Assou-Ekotto; Hoilett, Henry, Benayoun, Carroll, Morrison; Keane
Subs: Murphy, Austin, Yun, Zamora, O'Neil, Donaldson, Maiga

QPR manager Harry Redknapp during a press conference on August 2, 2013
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