QPR’s Sandro wants this star to join him at Loftus Road

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QPR midfielder, Sandro has revealed he wants Jermain Defoe to join him at Loftus Road this January. The pair played together during their time at Spurs and says that Defoe would be the perfect striker to help QPR stay in the Premier League. Speaking to Sky Sports, Sandro said, “We’re playing good at this moment. If one player like him comes …

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England – Does QPR’s Charlie Austin deserve a call?

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In July I labelled QPR striker Charlie Austin as one of my players to watch moving up to the Premier League from the Championship this season. Well so far he has done a pretty good job of it with 6 goals in 10 Premier League games, something that his teammate Joey Barton thinks, deserves a call up to Roy Hodgson’s England …

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Liverpool update – Raheem Sterling contract agreed

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Liverpool’s negotiations with wing wizard Raheem Sterling have been long and drawn out. Now the Daily Star understand he will sign his new deal within the week and the 19-year-old will be earning £100,000-per-week. Raheem Sterling began his career at Queen’s Park Rangers where he spent most of his youth career before moving to the Liverpool academy in February 2010. He …

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QPR – Jermain Defoe on verge of Redknapp reuniting

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Jermain Defoe is a player well known to everyone who supports a Premier League club. Those people will probably also be aware that current QPR boss Harry Redknapp has a thing for signing him, doing so on two previous occasions. According to the Daily Mail, the Toronto forward is ready to make a Premier League return in January. Defoe began …

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QPR – Will Adel Taarabt feature against Chelsea?

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Harry Redknapp has told Sky Sports that the row between himself and maverick winger Adel Taarabt could be over this weekend as he is in contention to play against Chelsea. The 25-year-old had previously been accused of being “three stone overweight” by the QPR boss. Adel Taarabt began his career in France with Lens and then in 2007 Tottenham Hotspur signed …

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QPR – Can Shaun Wright-Phillips earn a starting place?

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Shaun Wright-Phillips was once one of the hottest prospects in British football when the winger broke through into the Manchester City first team squad as a youngster. Now at 33-years-old, Talksport believe he won’t move on from Loftus Road and vows to fight for a starting place. Wright-Phillips, 5ft 5 1/2ins, joined Manchester City in 1995 after his release from Nottingham …

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Spurs update – Assou-Ekotto’s wages holding up exit

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Tottenham Hotspur are desperately trying to get rid of unwanted Cameroon international Benoit Assou-Ekotto. However, according to the Daily Mirror the player’s wages are holding up any potential deal. Assou-Ekotto is 30-years-old but is nowhere near the Spurs full side meaning his £40,000-a-week wages are being paid with no appearances being made. The left-back began his career in France with …

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QPR better off without suspended Rio Ferdinand?

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QPR’s Rio Ferdinand was hit by a £25,000 fine yesterday but worse than that was banned for three matches because of an offensive tweet. The Daily Mirror report though that whilst Ferdinand may be fuming about the suspension, his QPR teammates are secretly delighted and believe they are better off without him. Rio Ferdinand started his career at West Ham …

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QPR – Owner mocks Taarabt & Redknapp with snap

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Last week we saw QPR’s manager Harry Redknapp accuse his winger Adel Taarabt of being three stone overweight, something that the club’s owner Tony Fernandes was angry at. Taarabt responded with a topless picture showing his flat stomach and now the Daily Mail contains a picture from Fernandes’ Instagram of his topless selfie. Adel Tarrabt insisted he is fit to …

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Clint Dempsey to return to the Premier League in January?

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Clint Dempsey was a popular figure in the Premier League during his spells for Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur, now the World Cup star with his country USA, is ready to return according to the Daily Mirror. Clint Dempsey is currently employed by MLS side Seattle Sounders and as his season across the pond comes to a close it is believed …

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Ferdinand set to be dumped by QPR & ‘arry Redknapp

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Rio Ferdinand once cost Manchester United just over £30m but now after only a few months at London club QPR, the Daily Mirror believe Harry Redknapp is ready to offload him. Rio Ferdinand began his career at West Ham United making 127 league appearances for the club. He had a short loan spell on the South Coast with Bournemouth before …

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Adel Taarabt hits back at Redknapp claims over weight issue

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QPR play-maker Adel Taarabt has hit back at manager Harry Redknapp after his remarks on Taarabt’s fitness to the media. Redknapp claimed that Taarabt was “three stone over weight”, something that Taarabt has hit back at after talking to BBC Sport. “It’s not true to say I’m not fit. He tried to give an excuse. I was desperate to play before the game. I …

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QPR starlet will not be selected and here is why…

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QPR boss Harry Redknapp has issued that Rangers starlet, Adel Taarabt will not play any football for his team until he looses weight and starts training properly. The Moroccan international has not played since August and Redknapp claims that the 25-year-old is unfit. Speaking to BBC Sport, Redknapp insisted that Taarabt is about 3 stone overweight and needs to shift the …

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Redknapp set for more wheelin’ & dealin’ at QPR

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Harry Redknapp has today been linked to two players he has had experience with in the past. Emmanuel Adebayor was signed by ‘Arry at Tottenham Hotspur and Jermain Defoe has played plenty of times under the experienced manager. The Sun believe that both will be set to join his current club, QPR, come January. Redknapp has been labeled a “wheeler …

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Southampton, QPR and Everton feature in our goal of the week!

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This week saw some absolute “Thronkers” as BBC presenter Dan Walker would say. The Premier League was inundated with some sublime strikes; but which was the best? Here are the candidates… Graziano Pelle v QPR Charlie Austin v Southampton Phil Jagielka v Liverpool Which “Thronker” was your favourite?

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QPR’s Sandro injured in bizarre fashion

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QPR’s £10m signing from Tottenham Hotspurs this summer, Sandro has injured himself in training in one of the most bizarre incidents. Sandro scored a goal in training with the squad and went off to celebrate his efforts with an attempted knee-slide; however, the Brazilian landed on solid ground and has injured his knee in the process. QPR boss Harry Redknapp …

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QPR Manager – “Taarabt needs to keep his weight down”

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QPR manager, Harry Redknapp has come out and criticised Adel Taarabt over his fitness. The Moroccan has played one minute of Premier League football this season and has been told he is unfit. Taarabt has been ruled out of QPR’s clash against Stoke City this weekend after the play-maker has sustained an ankle injury. However, Redknapp fails to give sympathy …

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Lassana Diarra linked to Arsenal move

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Former Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra is today being linked to Arsenal by the Daily Express. Diarra almost moved to QPR to be reunited with Harry Redknapp on deadline day but the move fell through. Arsenal were dismantled by Borussia Dortmund in Germany on Tuesday night and the criticism as surrounded the deeper roles in his midfield as well as the …

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Paddy Kenny poised to join Bolton Wanderers

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Former Leeds United goalkeeper looks set to join Championship side Bolton Wanderers after being released by his former club in bizarre fashion. Kenny was born on May 17th and new owner, Massimo Cellino has said that 17 is his unlucky number and has since told Kenny his services are no longer required at the club. Neil Warnock once called Kenny …

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