Transfer rumour: Fergie eyes Taarabt swoop

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is considering a bid for QPR's maverick midfielder Adel Taarabt, according to The Sun.

The United boss's patience with Portuguese winger Nani has worn thin, and Ferguson sees Moroccan Taarabt as the ideal replacement - though he will have to contend with the 23-year-old's famed short temper.

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