Two Italian clubs aim for Taarabt, but not AC Milan

Adel Taarabt

Queens Park Rangers are reportedly ready to sell Adel Taarabt and two Italian clubs are said to be ready to step in.

The Daily Mirror believes that Queens Park Rangers have lost patience with Adel Taarabt and he may be headed to Italy where he impressed with AC Milan.

Some eyebrows were raised when Milan signed Taarabt on loan in January, but he turned in an impressive second half of the season.

It appeared for a while that Milan would make the move permanent, but they changed priorities and were always reticent to pay the asking price,

With reports now suggesting that Taarabt's days at QPR really are numbered, two more contenders for his signature have emerged.

Italian newspaper Il Secolo XIX believes that Sampdoria and Fiorentina are both interested in taking a gamble on the volatile Taarabt and may move in January.

QPR's valuation, believed to be around £5.5 million, may remain a stumbling block, but the two clubs would reportedly look for a loan until the end of the season to be made permanent in the summer of 2015.

It is suggested that Sampdoria and Fiorentina would be willing to pay just under £4 million and QPR would finally be free of a man they have never managed to get the best out of.

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