"He needs to play football, and he's not going to get it at Liverpool. He's going to get frustrated. In two or three months' time I can see it all ending in tears.
"If someone gets injured, what a replacement he is to have on your books! But I don't see him being happy waiting around for that to happen. He might not kick a ball there for three months!
"People say never go back to your old club. Usually I agree with them. But I can see it being effective. They are a big club, they are moving forward.
"It's not an easy decision, though, because if he had gone to QPR, he would be starting every game this season - guaranteed."