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Benfica all but concede to QPR in battle for Man Utd's Fabio

Benfica have all but accepted they've missed out on Manchester United fullback Fabio da Silva.

The Sun says the Brazilian full-back looked to be on his way to the Portuguese giants for next season.

But Benfica have claimed Fabio, 21, has made a U-turn and wants to stay in the Premier League.

Fabio believes regular first-team football in England will boost his long-term chances at Old Trafford.

And the news has alerted QPR boss Mark Hughes, who wants to bring him to Loftus Road on a season-long loan deal.

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