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QPR chief Ferdinand: The Spurs star we'd motivate by promising Real Madrid move...

QPR football chief Les Ferdinand has revealed how Tottenham coaches would motivate Mousa Dembele.

Ferdinand admits he struggled to motivate the Belgian midfielder while working as a coach in north London.

Speaking on ITV, he said: "We used to watch him in (Tottenham's) training - every time he gets the ball he wants someone to challenge him and he gets past them but just passes it sideways.

"He's got great ability you just don't see enough of it. He leaves you frustrated because you know he's got more and you want to see it.

"We used to say to him: 'You're the next person to go to Real Madrid, you're the next guy to go to Real Madrid from this club'.

"He can get forward. He's got a great shot on him you just never see it."

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