Adel Taarabt has been encouraged by Queens Park Rangers' progress under Harry Redknapp and believes they have a good chance of staying up.
QPR were a long way from safety when Redknapp replaced Mark Hughes at the Loftus Road helm, but an unbeaten run of four games has lifted them off the bottom of the table.
Taarabt, who scored both goals in the 2-1 win over Fulham on Saturday, has now urged his team-mates to push on during the festive period and further boost their survival hopes.
"We are now unbeaten in four games and we know that we have to keep going like this," he said in the Daily Star.
"If we can do well over Christmas I think we will have a real chance of staying up.
"I hope now we can start to believe in ourselves because if we keep winning games we will get out of trouble."
Taarabt, who has been likened to Paolo Di Canio by Redknapp, produced a sparkling performance against Fulham and is relishing his role just behind the striker.
He said: "It has been a long time s...