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QPR striker reports Twitter user to police after comment about his daughter

Charlie Austin has scored 12 goals for QPR this season. Credit: PA

QPR's top scorer Charlie Austin and his fiancee have complained to police after a Twitter user made a sexual comment about his daughter. The striker found the comment after he posted this picture of himself and his two-year-old daughter Avabella.

The Twitter account where the comment came from has now been suspended. Austin's fiancee Bianca Parker said it had made her stomach churn.

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QPR manager criticises midfielder Adel Taarabt for not wanting to train

Adel Taarabt has played just three times for QPR this season. Credit: PA

The QPR manager Harry Redknapp launched an extraordinary rant about his attacking midfielder Adel Taarabt saying the Moroccan was "about three stone overweight". Taarabt is one of the most talented players in the QPR squad but was left out of the team to play Liverpool yesterday. At the post-match press conference, Redknapp went public about his problems with the player:

He played in a reserve team game the other day, and I could have run about more than he did. So no, I can't pick him. I can't keep protecting people who don't want to run about and train, who are about three stone overweight. What am I supposed to keep saying, keep getting your 60, 70 grand a week but don't train?

– Harry Redknapp, QPR Manager

QPR lost yesterday's match 3-2 after conceding two own goals. The result means they have taken just four points from their first eight Premier League games.

Harry Redknapp's team are bottom of the Premier League. Credit: PA

Happy Harry!

QPR have completed the signing of Brazilian international Sandro from Tottenham Hotspur.

The 25 year-old has put pen to paper on a three-year deal, after Rangers agreed an undisclosed fee with Spurs for the midfielder’s services.

He’s been a massive target of mine all summer and I honestly didn’t think we’d be able to pull it off – it’s a real statement from the club, from the owners, to bring in a player of his undoubted ability.

He brings energy, aggression, power and quality. They call him the Beast. He’s not only a top quality footballer, but a fantastic boy as well. He’ll lead by example for us.

Tottenham fans loved him and I’m sure the QPR fans will too.

– Harry Redknapp, QPR manager
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