Last Updated: Thu, 06 Dec 2012 15:33
QPR's on-loan defender Fabio Da Silva is hoping that he can help his side move off the foot of the table when he returns to action.
The 22-year-old joined the west London club in the summer as one of a raft of signings made by former manager Mark Hughes, but it has been almost three months since he started a game due to injury.
The club first thought the Brazilian had picked up a hamstring injury, but a problem with his lower back has led to an extended period watching from the stands.
Da Silva, who is on loan from Manchester United, has been included in the squad for the last couple of games - available as a substitute - but he is looking to earn a place in the starting line-up once he has reached full match fitness.
QPR are still without a win in the League this season and go into this weekend's crucial game against Wigan Athletic with just six points.
"It has been really frustrating not being able to play while the team's not been getting results. Now I just want to fight for my place and show I can play," Da Silva said.
"I'm sad I couldn't help Mark. It was not easy not being able to play in games and I wanted to be out there.
"Now Harry Redknapp has come in and he has been great. But it's up to us to work hard and get the results we need."
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