QPR manager Mark Hughes has obviously heard about the alleged interest from Arsenal in one of his star players, because the Welshman has issued an all points, hands off statement warning the Gunners and any other potential suitors off the Moroccan international Adel Taarabt.
“It wouldn’t surprise me if clubs were looking at him, but I know for a fact that he is very happy here, and he sees his future here.”
“This is the best place for him because we support him, we give him the best chance to be successful and he understands that.” .......Read the full article here
Arsenal are one of a number of Premier league teams who are looking at the Crystal Palace youngster Wilfried Zaha. The 19-year old is also attracting interest from Chelsea and Tottenham, but Palace are either trying to put off buyers or seeking alot more money than he is currently worth, stating that around £20 million is the price tag for a player untried in the top division.
Arsenal are reportedly planning an opening offer of around £9 million in January, but if Palace are going to hold out for double that, the Gunners may switch their focus to a player who has already proved his worth in the Premier league, Adel Taarabt of QPR, according to the Daily Mail. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal’s tiny London rivals QPR may be at the bottom of the League without a win so far this season, but after an improved performance in yesterday’s 1-1 draw with Everton, Adel Taarabt believes that they can now build on that against Arsenal next week.
“We have a tough game at Arsenal on Saturday,” he said. “We played some good stuff against Everton and we’re going to go there to win.
“I enjoy playing against good footballing teams and Arsenal have made a great start to the season.” .......Read the full article here
The QPR boss Neil Warnock is desperate for his star player Adel Taarabt to remain at Loftus Road to give them the best chance of remaining in the Premiership, but he fully expects him to find another club, and believes that he wants to join “his friends” at Arsenal despite having an offer from the newly-rich PSG in France.
Warnock said last night: “PSG have made an enquiry and they obviously offer him the chance to be nearer to home, although there is a Spanish club being mentioned as well,” .......Read the full article here
Arsenal Contact Adel Taarabt By Max Baker
The Queen’s Park Rangers’ attacking midfielder Adel Taarabt has been contacted by both Arsenal and Chelsea about a possible move.
“I had contact with Arsenal and Chelsea, but it is a little muddled. Arsenal have not yet sold Cesc Fabregas, and as for Chelsea, they do not yet have a coach, so we will see,” Taarabt said. .......Read the full article here
The QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt was the undisputed star at Loftus Road last season and was voted Championship Player Of The Year, and Neil Warnock is well aware that he will have trouble keeping Taarabt out of the clutches of a top club, and according to the Star, Arsenal are one of those interested.
But Warnock will only sell his ex-Tottenham reject if he can also strengthen his side for the struggle to stay in the Premiership next season, and the Star reports that he wants Emmanuel Eboue to join the club. .......Read the full article here