The Algeria international has made it clear he wants a loan move to secure more playing time ahead of the 2014 World Cup.
Although Sassuolo have given him the opportunity to remain in Serie A and prove himself, the striker is receiving more offers from England.
According to Sky Sport Italia, QPR have leapt to the front of the queue, surpassing West Ham.
Belfodil arrived over the summer from Parma and turns 22 next week, but scored just one goal in 10 games for the Nerazzurri between Serie A and Coppa Italia.
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