Nottingham Forest have completed the signing of QPR defender Clint Hill on loan as cover for the injured Chris Cohen.
Cohen's worst fears have been realised with scan results confirming a ruptured cruciate ligament sustained in Saturday's defeat to Derby and Hill, 32, has been drafted in on a 93-day emergency loan.
Forest manager Steve McClaren told the club's official website: "It's a bitter blow for Chris, who has been one of our stand-out performers so far this season.
"But we're delighted to have agreed terms with QPR for Clint. He has great experience and will add to our defensive options."
Hill, who can operate as a central defender or at left-back, played in all but two of QPR's league games last season as they won promotion. He is expected to make his debut for Forest at Watford on Saturday.