QPR boss Harry Redknapp retains an interest in Hamburg SV midfielder Rafael van der Vaart.

The Daily Mail says Redknapp has confirmed an interest in Hamburg's Van der Vaart but is keen to bring in a striker after seeing a £5m bid for Troy Deeney fall well short of Watford's £10m valuation.

Dutch ace Van der Vaart worked with Redknapp at Tottenham.

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