Three players who could leave Queens Park Rangers in January

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We select three players who could leave Queens Park Rangers in the January transfer window.

With Harry Redknapp in charge it would be foolish to expect anything other than a busy January transfer window at Queens Park Rangers

The experienced manager is famed for his love of a bargain buy and there have already been a number of players linked with QPR

Robbie Keane and Jermain Defoe are reportedly on their wishlist, while there are sure to be more rumours as the transfer window draws closer.

To strengthen his squad, Redknapp may need to clear out some of his current fringe players and in this piece we take a look at three who could leave Loftus Road in the new year. 

Adel Taarabt

The Moroccan is the obvious candidate to leave the R's at the next possible opportunity due to his public fall-out with Redknapp.

Although both manager and player have agreed that their disagreement has been sorted now, Taarabt is unlikely to force his way back into the team at QPR.

The attacking midfielder is a wonderful talent, but his attitude threatens to ruin his career and a move to another club may be what is required to get him back to his best.

Taarabt is likely to be of interest to a number of clubs across Europe in the next transfer window because of the masses of ability he possesses. 

Shaun Wright-Phillips

Rarely seen on the pitch these days, Wright-Phillips needs to leave Loftus Road to show that he can still make something of his career.

Although the winger has lost the pace that made him such a threat at his peak, he could still offer a dangerous option to a lot of sides. 

The 33-year-old has made just one appearance, in a League Cup match against Burton Albion, this season and it would be a surprise if he is kept at the R's much longer. 

Armand Traore 

Although Traore has shown his ability in flashes, his lack of consistency means that he has had to take a backseat role this season.

His rapid pace is an obvious weapon, but his lack of end product is a worry when playing in midfield and he can be exposed defensively - making it risky to choose him at left-back in the Premier League

Traore appeared to have a part to play for QPR earlier in the season, but he has made just two appearances since the start of November and could be offloaded to raise some funds. 

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