Taarabt told QPR officials earlier this summer of his wish to leave the club, but after penning his temporary deal with their local rivals, the former France youth international refused to rule out a return to Loftus Road.
"This was a difficult decision for me, but at this stage of my career I feel I need to be playing at the top level," he said.
"I hope the fans understand my decision and I really hope to return to Loftus Road one day.
"I wish QPR well for the season and hope they achieve promotion back to where I believe the club belongs."
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