QPR boss Mark Warburton has confirmed that full-back Moses Odubajo will miss the final three games of the 2021/22 Sky Bet Championship campaign with a calf injury.
Odubajo was forced off in the second half of Monday's win over Derby County at Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.
As the R's prepare for a crunch clash at Stoke City tomorrow (Saturday), Warburton told www.qpr.co.uk: "Moses is out for three months.
"It looked to be an innocuous injury, but unfortunately it's more serious than that.
"Two or three boys - including Yoann Barbet - will have fitness tests at the hotel. But Lee Wallace is also unavailable.
"Jeff Hendrick hasn't trained with the squad this week. We'll see how he performs this morning - he may be able to be on the bench for us.
"We have three very important games now and I'll obviously pick the strongest available team. The lads are all desperate to play but you have to look after individuals as well."
Continuing the fitness theme, Warburton says that first-choice goalkeeper Seny Dieng is nearing a return after being sidelined since February.
"Seny is getting closer," he added.
"Tomorrow will be too soon for him, but with another week of training we'll see how he is for Sheffield United next Friday."
Rangers head to the bet365 Stadium this weekend knowing that they simply have to win all of their remaining three league fixtures.
Warburton continued: "It's still all to play for.
"We've targets in mind - two wins takes us past last year's points total. What we have to do is post 72 points and see where that takes us.
"Saturday will be a stern test - Stoke had a good result and clean sheet against Blackburn last time out.
"They have a very experienced squad, and pace and power run in their team, too. They are a dangerous team with international players.
"We've got to recognise that, but we know we have quality as well and we have to go there without fear and move the ball well.
"We have to be on the front foot and aggressive in our approach. We'll take confidence of course from our last two performances (against Derby and Huddersfield) and we know what we have to do."