Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is a big fan of QPR ace Adel Taarabt.

Ferdinand was impressed by Taarabt in last night's draw with Newcastle United.

He tweeted: "Taarabt is unlocking the Newcastle defence like he a locksmith with a skeleton key!! Should be 4 up QPR

"Taarabt just dropped some lovely silks + opened up the game nicely!!"

Interestingly, Taarabt talked up the prospect of moving to Old Trafford at the end of last season.

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