- Eduardo Vargas ruled out for the season
- Chile striker suffers MCL knee injury against WBA
- Richard Dunne and Leroy Fer nearing return from similar injuries
QPR striker Eduardo Vargas is set to miss the remainder of the 2014/15 Barclays Premier League season.
The 25 year-old - having opened the scoring in Saturday's 4-1 win at West Bromwich Albion - was replaced on the half hour mark at The Hawthorns after falling awkwardly on his left knee.
Scans have since revealed Vargas sustained a grade two medial collateral ligament injury, which is likely to keep him sidelined until the end of the season.
KNEE: Eduardo Vargas will miss the rest of the season with a MCL injury it has been confirmed
Vargas is the third QPR player to sustain an MCL injury since the turn of the year, following recent injuries to Richard Dunne and Leroy Fer.
However, both Dunne and Fer are now closing in on a first team return, with the pair potentially in line to be in contention for the visit of West Ham United to Loftus Road at the end of the month.
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