On-loan Queens Park Rangers midfielder Adel Taarabt is keen to stay on at AC Milan on a permanent basis after his season-long loan at the club ends.
The Moroccan international completed his loan-move to the San Siro in January after spending the first-part of the season in the Premier League with West-London side Fulham, but after the clubs failed to agree an extension, Taarabt decided to move abroad and join Milan.
Harry Redknapp's side were keen to loan out as many first-team players as possible after being relegated from the Premier League, and Taarabt was just one of many that left the club on loan, and after failing to achieve an automatic promotion spot, QPR may not return to the top-flight this season either.
If QPR don't win the play-offs, the club will most likely look into selling some of their highest earners, and Taarabt will be one of them, so a permanent switch away would be the best option for both parties.
During his 12 appearances for Milan, Taarabt has managed to net himself four goals and also competed in the Champions League last-16 when the Italian side met eventual-finalists Atletico Madrid.
The 24-year-old has enjoyed playing in Italy and is loving working under midfield-legend Clarence Seedorf, and in a recent interview, he admitted that if there is a chance of a permanent move to the San Siro, he would love to take it.
"I'm happy here and I've had the chance to play my first game in the Champions League in a stadium like the San Siro," Taarabt told Milan Channel.
"I feel I've grown. I didn't play well in Madrid but you learn from your mistakes and I want to be here next season as well.
"We're negotiating and I hope I'll stay.
"I also feel in a really good way with my team-mates, the club and the supporters, so my wish is to remain."
Taarabt, who has enjoyed previous spells with Tottenham Hotspur, is known to be quite a confident footballer, and believes in his own abilities having once stated that he wants to be known as the 'Moroccan Messi'.
After spending a year in the Championship with QPR, it was clear that he had the talent, but his tendencies to go missing in the Premier League raised doubt in other people's minds.
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