QPR outcast lined up for shock return to Italian giants - report

Adel Taarabt

QPR playmaker Adel Taarabt is reportedly a target for AC Milan once again.

Whilst QPR's on-field performances having been much to write home about, one off-field issue is threatening to plunge the club into even more crisis after a turbulent week in West London.

With the R's struggling to find the back of the net in recent weeks, fans had been calling for playmaker Adel Taarabt to make a return to the side.

The Moroccan international spent last season on loan at Fulham and AC Milan, but now back in the Premier League, QPR had been expected to use the 25-year-old's considerable talents.

However, manager Harry Redknapp - who sold Taarabt during their time together at Tottenham Hotspur - has slammed the midfielder, saying that he simply isn't fit enough to play football as the relationship between the two becomes increasingly fractious; and almost irreparable.

Now, according to the Daily Mirror, Taarabt could be on his way out of Loftus Road in January - with a return to AC Milan potentially on the cards.

Taarabt played 16 games for the Italian giants last season, scoring four goals, and whilst then-manager Clarence Seedorf has left the club, new boss Pippo Inzaghi may have seen enough from the outside to bring him back to the San Siro.

It may be some comedown from the days of Alessandro Nesta, Paolo Maldini, Andrea Pirlo, Kaka and Andriy Shevchenko, but Taarabt enjoyed his brief time in Milan, and with his time at QPR turning sour, it may be the best move for all parties.

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