QPR's Bobby Zamora is hopeful of returning from injury ahead of schedule and believes he is "four to five weeks" away.

The 31-year-old striker has not featured for the west Londoners since a 1-0 defeat at Stoke in November due to a hip injury. Zamora underwent surgery on the problem and had been expected to be out until the end of February, although he is progressing well and could be back a month earlier than planned.

"I'd like to think I'll be back available in the next four or five weeks," he told the club's official website, www.qpr.co.uk.

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