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QPR boss Redknapp explains benching Taarabt for Man Utd defeat

QPR boss Harry Redknapp has explained not starting Adel Taarabt for defeat to Manchester United.

Redknapp opted not to use him from the start against Louis van Gaal's side this time around, believing it to be too big a risk to change a system that has worked so effectively for Rangers at Loftus Road this term.

"I didn't think it was right to change a system which has worked so well for us at home this season.

"Our home form has been great and it's been because we've played a certain way, and Bobby Zamora and Charlie Austin have been pivotal to that.

"He (Taarabt) did some bits and pieces and showed some good skill when he came on though. I just said to him downstairs get yourself fit as you're an amazing talent and could be vital for us this season."

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