Adel Taarabt


  • matches played 330
  • goals 44
  • assists 24
  • Last appearance (days ago) 17

Arabic forward Adel Taarabt, who is currently under contract to Benfica Lisbon in Portugal, joined the club January 1, 2019. These days, Adel Taarabt's team Benfica Lisbon comes third place in group E of UEFA Champions League, first place in group Gr. A of League Cup (Portugal), 14th place in Int. Champions Cup plus first place in Primeira Liga (Portugal). Measuring 185cm, Benfica Lisbon's average player height surpasses Adel Taarabt by 4cm. He played nine matches this season. Born on May 24, 1989, his age of 29 underlies his team's mean.

Adel Taarabt prefers to play with his right foot, as do 72% of his teammates. From his professional start until now, he has performed in 246 matches in total and hindermost appeared yesterday. On average, he has participated in 9.8 matches per season. Benfica Lisbon has three more forwards in their squad, namely Haris Seferovic, Joao Filipe and Jonas. This season Adel Taarabt scored no and assisted no goals. On average, he hit the net not once per match this season which is a worse performance than last year's. Back then 0.09 goals and 0.09 assists per match have been achieved.

As for winning percentages, he won with Benfica Lisbon 33% of their home matches (33% in total) in UEFA Champions League, 100% of their home matches (67% in total) in League Cup, just 0% of their home matches (33% in total) in Int. Champions Cup and 80% of their home matches (90% in total) in Primeira Liga. Benfica Lisbon enjoys a 5-game winning streak during the last 5 games of the current season. He changed seven clubs throughout his career as professional.

The longest period that Adel Taarabt stayed in a team was four years and 11 months in Queens Park Rangers (United Kingdom) On the whole, he joined the pitch 61 times and left it 98 times after the start of the match. In the present term, he played less games from match start. At Benfica Lisbon, he is the owner of jersey number 49. The briefest time Adel Taarabt's spent on a team counts merely 31 days in Queens Park Rangers (United Kingdom).

He played for Fulham FC, Queens Park Rangers, RC Lens, Tottenham Hotspur, Genoa FC and AC Milan before ending up in Benfica Lisbon. His best season was Championship 10/11 (United Kingdom), because in this year he had his highest success in terms of both match presence and goals. Weighing 176.37lb, Adel Taarabt measures 14lb more than the average player on Benfica Lisbon. Already 33 times a card was given to him in his tenure.

(Last edited May 14, 2019)