QPR's Harry Redknapp gives Adel Taarabt fitness update

Adel Taarabt

QPR boss Harry Redknapp says Adel Taarabt is still unfit.

QPR manager Harry Redknapp says Adel Taarabt is no closer to making a first team appearance.

Taarabt missed a behind closed doors friendly last week with injury, and it is still causing a problem.

Redknapp told his morning press conference: "Adel Taarabt is still not fit.

"He has a groin strain. He may come out this morning and work with the fitness coach."

Taarabt and Redknapp were involved in a public war or words this season over the player's perceived fitness, but at that point there was no injury.

This groin strain has put Taarabt even further behind, compounding his miserable start to the 2014/15 season.

After playing on loan at AC Milan at the end of last year, Taarabt, 25, has played only 24 minutes of Premier League football.

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