Hangeland warns Fulham loanee Taarabt that hard work is essential

Fulham midfielder Adel Taarabt needs to combine hard work with his undoubted ability, according in captain Brede Hangeland.

Fulham midfielder Adel Taarabt needs to combine hard work with his undoubted ability, according in captain Brede Hangeland.

The 24-year-old Morocco international has joined on a season-long loan from Championship side QPR.

Hangeland told BBC London 94.9: "I'm very excited to have him on board and it was a welcome surprise for us.

"It will be down to him to prove he can be consistent and work hard. His talent is unquestionable."

He added: "He caused us a lot of problems playing for QPR last season so I am happy he is on our team now."

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