QPR Rubbish Toon Rumours

Reports in the press had suggested Toon boss Alan Pardew was preparing to make a bid for the Rangers' skipper.

The Morocco international made permanent switch from Tottenham in the summer.

Neil Warnock: "You can forget a move for Tarbs - that's stone dead certain. I'm not sure any club would want him. We give him licence to do things here he would never get a chance to do anywhere else."