Bobby Zamora believes QPR could turn to Alan Pardew in their search for a new manager.
Rangers are looking for a replacement for Steve McClaren, who was sacked by the club this week following a dismal run of results.
And Zamora, who played under Pardew at West Ham, believes he could be the man to take over at Loftus Road.
Zamora told 888sport.com: “I like Steve. I think he’s an unbelievable coach. He has been working with what’s there and could possibly have done with a few more funds.
“Unfortunately QPR have spent so much money in the past they’re now having to tighten the reins.”
“Where they go from here I don’t know because Steve is fantastic and I respect him massively. Possibly it might be Alan Pardew.”
Pardew has been out of work since leaving West Brom last year and is understood to be keen to return to management.
Zamora, who scored play-off final winners for both West Ham and QPR, said: “He has been out of the game for a little while and no doubt he’s chomping at the bit.
“He’s a character and he’s a good fit for the owners and club. So yes he’s an option.”