QPR v Chelsea: Danny Gabbidon to miss West London derby but Taarabt should feature

21 October 2011 02:33
QPR defender Danny Gabbidon has still not recovered from a knee injury and will therefore miss Sunday's derby against Chelsea at Loftus Road.

Adel Taarabt has been suffering from a mild virus but is likely to be fit and there was some encouraging news regarding foot injury absentees Kieron Dyer and DJ Campbell on Friday.

Absent: Gabbidon (right) will miss the West London derby

Campbell had an operation this week and was expected to be out for two months, but may come back sooner and Dyer may now return in December despite initial fears that he could be sidelined until the new year.

Provisional squad: Kenny, Derry, Hall, Taarabt, Traore, Bothroyd, Faurlin, Buzsaky, Orr, Connolly, Barton, Young, Smith, Helguson, Murphy, Wright-Phillips, Ferdinand, Puncheon.

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Source: Daily_Mail