Mark Hughes admits managing QPR has been his "most difficult" job yet but believes they can end the season with survival after coming back from the brink.

The west Londoners travel to title-chasing Manchester City on Sunday with just two points separating them and Bolton in the final relegation berth. Owen Coyle's side travel to Stoke looking to retain their top-flight status, while the Hoops face the unenviable task of taking something off a City side on the cusp of a first league title since 1968.

Hughes said: "It has not been easy. I came in halfway through a very difficult season and it has not been easy. Arguably it has been the most difficult job I've had to date, but we've turned things around.

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