QPR hand trial to Ben Haim

QPR manager Harry Redknapp has revealed he is running the rule

over Tal Ben Haim for a trial period.

The Israel defender has been without a club since he left

Portsmouth in August, but he has been invited to train with the Rs

this week.

“I am having a look at him, he’s a good defender, he’s a good

lad and has a great attitude,” said Redknapp.

“He looks very fit and I have let him come in and train, we will

just see where we go in the next couple of weeks.”

Ben Haim has not played any senior football since Israel

suffered a 4-0 defeat to Russia in their World Cup qualifier in


He is rumoured to be joining Chinese Super League club

Guangzhou, who have recently announced the signing of former

Everton striker Yakubu.

Guangzhou have claimed Ben Haim has agreed a deal with them, and

that he will make his debut in China in January.