QPR midfielder Taarabt, who is still only 24, has struggled with his fitness since moving to Craven Cottage on a season’s loan but says he can flourish under Jol’s guidance.
“I do not have anything to prove because I’ve proved to people what I can do already,” he said. “At the moment Neil is the only one who took me when I was shining all of the time. But it is no problem for me and I can do it under Martin because he trusts me a lot.
“I have known Martin for a long time. He gave me my debut when I was 17 at Tottenham and he wanted me when he was at Ajax and Hamburg. He is a very good coach and a good guy. He brought me here and convinced the club to take me, so now I have got to repay him as quickly as possible.”
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