Adel Taarabt is a Moroccan footballer who plays for Queens Park Rangers (QPR) as an Attacking midfielder and can also be used as a winger. He started his playing career in France at Lens before moving to English Premier League team Tottenham Hotspur in 2007. He was unable to break into the first team at Spurs under either Juande Ramos or Harry Redknapp and moved to QPR, initially on loan in July 2009 and then permanently in August 2010. He quickly established himself at Loftus Road despite strong competition from the likes of Clint Hill, Bradley Orr and Heider Helguson. He was made captain by manager Neil Warnock at the start of the 2010–11 season. Adel Taarabt represented France at youth levels but opted to play for his native Morocco at senior level making his debut in February 2009.
10 most interesting transfer moves in Europe this summer
This window has been a mad one in terms of major and surprising transfers, particularly from clubs like Manchester United, Liverpool and Inter Milan. Let's look at the top 10 interesting transfer moves this season.
A three day feast of calcio action has come and gone with week 25 of Serie A now in the books, featuring Juventus’ fifth straight victory in the Derby della Mole. Roma clocked up a second clean sheet win on the bounce to maintain the nine point gap between themselves and the leaders with a [...]The post
The time has come and passed for mid-season strengthening around Europe, with Serie A seeing several intra-league deals of note with moves for Radja Nainggolan, Jorginho and Hernanes. Elsewhere, Pablo Osvaldo landed back in his adoptive nation on loan with Juventusafter his short spell with Southampton was punctuated by a training ground bust-up with Jose [...]The post
Fulham boss Martin Jol compares Adel Taarabt to Diego Maradona
Fulham manager Martin Jol has, astonishingly, compared Adel Taarabt to legendary Argentinian Diego Maradona. The 24-year-old midfielder has struggled to force his way into Jol’s first team this season following his loan move from Queens Park Rangers over the summer. Taarabt could feature for Fulham this evening in the Capital One Cup against Leicester City [...]The post
As we move in to the off-season an unprecedented amount of managerial movement around Europe will surely see an already frantic transfer market go in to overdrive. This will give plenty of opportunities for transfer rumour and gossip. So how much of it is realistic? Valencia will not let defender Adil Rami, 27, leave for […]