Mark Hughes will not let QPR waste too much time chasing lost causes as they look to bring in new players this month.

The new manager has moved swiftly in a bid to bring in reinforcements, reaching an agreement with Sao Paulo for striker Henrique subject to a work permit, in addition to making approaches for defenders Nedum Onuoha and Christopher Samba.

But Hughes highlighted the importance of knowing when to give up the ghost, and said: "We've made bids - not just for Chris Samba - and we'll see where that takes us. Obviously there comes a point where you need to draw a line under some deals because you don't think they are going to progress."

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