Morocco international Adel Taarabt has signed for UAE-based side Al Nasr as a free agent. The decision has been confirmed by the club on their official social media accounts. However, the length of the contract he has signed is unknown as of now.
The central midfielder most recently featured for Benfica. However, he left the club by terminating his contract mutually and has now moved to try a new experience in his career.
Adel Taarabt joins Al Nasr after leaving Benfica
The Moroccan started out in the academy of Ligue 1 club Lens and only made one appearance for them. He then joined Tottenham on a two-year loan, which was eventually made permanent. However, he wasn’t able to nail down a place in the line-up and he eventually left for Queen’s Park Rangers.
With them, he showed his true potential and helped them gain promotion into the Premier League. He was also named the Championship player of the season in 2010/11, and went on to feature for Fulham and AC Milan.
Over the course of his career, Adel Taarabt has earned 30 caps for the Moroccan national team, scoring four goals. He joins a growing list of players to have left European football for an opportunity in the Middle East.