Andrade vows to prove worth
QPR winger Bruno Andrade has vowed to prove to new manager Mark Hughes that he is worthy of a first-team place.
Last Updated: 14/01/12 3:00pm
QPR winger Bruno Andrade has said he will do everything he can to prove to new manager Mark Hughes that he is worthy of a first-team place.
The 18-year-old joined the west Londoners when he was 13 and has progressed from the club's Centre of Excellence to the fringes of the first-team.
Andrade was handed his Premier League debut 14 months ago at Wigan and has made four appearances for QPR since.
The wide man is now regarded as one of the club's brightest prospects and he hopes to show Hughes what he is capable of.
"I take every chance I get with the first-team as a positive," Andrade said.
"I am very privileged to be involved with them.
"It is a great learning experience for me and hopefully I can use that to come back to the youth side and help them.
"That, or maybe I can push further and push for a start for the first-team. Hopefully I will get a chance but all I can say is that I will try hard and do my best."
The ambitious teenager hopes to remain at QPR and earn regular Premier League football.
"I will train hard everyday and do my best. Training with them is a big step and I am improving everyday," he said.
"We will see how this January transfer window goes.
"If I stay here I will learn and next season push on from there to try to make a name for myself."
Andrade did his first-team chances no harm on Thursday, scoring the winner for QPR in a surprise 1-0 victory against much-fancied Everton in the FA Youth Cup with a sublime effort from 35 yards.
"It is a great to get a win against Everton, who are a superb side," he said.