Stoke City boss Mark Hughes is being linked with QPR conundrum Adel Taarabt.

The Sentinel says Hughes has been linked with the Morocco international having also managed him at Queens Park Rangers.

Taarabt looks certain to leave Loftus Road this summer and has been sent home from QPR's pre-season training camp in Devon in anticipation of a move.

The 24-year-old has made clear he fancies a move to Olympique Marseille.