Chelsea reject Mellis trials for QPR
QPR have handed a trial to Jacob Mellis, who recently parted organization with Chelsea immediately after setting off a smoke grenade at their training ground.
The midfielder, 21, played and scored in Rangers’ two-1 reserve defeat against West Ham on Tuesday.
Mellis, who spent final week instruction with npower Championship side Burnley, left Chelsea “by mutual consent” last month after admitting to the smoke-grenade prank.
Tuesday’s friendly also witnessed the return of QPR strikers Heidar Helguson and DJ Campbell from injuries that have sidelined them for more than two months.