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Return of Taarabt: how Adel reinvented himself at Benfica | Football

Return of Taarabt: how Adel reinvented himself at Benfica | Football

Adel Taarabt has been called many things. Martin Jol, his manager at Tottenham, labelled him “a wizard”. A few years later at QPR, Harry Redknapp described him “three stone overweight.” Both are probably close to being true. But nobody ever dared to call the Moroccan a defensive midfielder, even Taarabt …

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