Jol worked with the Morocco international when he was a young player at Tottenham and only on the fringes of the first-team squad.
"I like his creativity," Jol said after confirming a loan move was nearing completion.
"Sometimes it comes off when he scores a lot of goals and I think he was involved in 40 goals [during QPR's 2010/11 Championship promotion season].
"I think he can do a hell of a job for us because he is a tremendous player on the ball."
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