Redknapp hopes to add Ferdinand to backroom staff as Rigg leaves QPR
10:44 GMT, 21 December 2012
Harry Redknapp is stepping-up a shake-up of his backroom team after technical director Mike Rigg was on the brink of leaving the club yesterday.
Rigg arrived at Queens Park Rangers shortly after Mark Hughes' appointment as manager in January, but he is set to be the latest member of the sacked Welshman's staff to depart Loftus Road.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp is planning to change his back-room staff
And Redknapp, who replaced Hughes in November, will now look to install trusted aide Ian Broomfield as his new chief scout.
The 65-year-old is also closing in on former QPR striker Les Ferdinand, who he wants to join his coaching team.
Sportsmail exclusively revealed Redknapp's interest in both Ferdinand and Broomfield.
Redknapp (right) with trusted assisstant Kevin Bond, who has been with Redknapp at several clubs, is looking to add ex-QPR striker Les Ferdinand and Ian Broomfield to his staff