The Morocco international was again outstanding in their 1-1 draw with Sheffield United.
Warnock said: "Adel needs a manager like me,' he said. 'I spoke to Harry Redknapp about him and we both agreed he can have you tearing your hair out.
"I'll give him the freedom to enjoy himself. But he's also working as hard as he's ever worked in his life . . . and I think he understands my English very well. 'I'm instilling some of my strengths into a team with more ability than any I've managed."