QPR's Faurlin joins Palermo on loan

Palermo has secured the services of midfielder Alejandro Faurlin from English side QPR on a loan deal until the end of the season, it was announced Thursday.

Faurlin, 26, joined QPR in July of 2009 and has gone on to make 121 appearances for the club across all competitions.

Palermo is engulfed in a battle against relegation, occupying 19th place in Serie A.