QPR boss Harry Redknapp is chasing Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor.

The Mirror says Redknapp is keen to take centre-half Taylor on loan for the second half of the campaign as he bolsters his promotion bid.

The 27-year-old has been fit for over a month but is on the sidelines as Alan Pardew's side is in impressive form.

Toon face an awkward problem with Taylor whose contract is running out - with no sign of a new deal.

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