The divorce between Adel Taarabt and Benfica Lisbon is finally consummated. The Moroccan international terminated his contract by mutual agreement with the Portuguese club on Thursday.
The last minutes of the summer transfer window were very hot, even for Adel Taarabt. Pushed towards the exit this summer at Benfica, the Moroccan midfielder finally decided to break his contract with the Lisbon club before the end of the transfer window on Thursday. The red and white club announced the news on their official Twitter account through a press release. “Benfica and player Adel Taarabt have agreed to terminate the employment contract which bound the two parties by mutual agreement. “, can we read in the press release.
— SL Benfica (@SL Benfica) September 2, 2022
The lease of the former lensois should normally expire in June 2023. This is the end of the story of Adel Taarabt at Benfica which will have lasted seven years. The 33-year-old joined the Portuguese club in 2015. In 129 games, the Atlas Lion scored two goals. Free of any contract, he has the possibility of committing to the club that suits him, even after the transfer window has closed.
For the moment, no club has yet turned its eyes on the Moroccan player, when he needs him for a possible return to Walid Regragui’s squad for the Qatar 2022 World Cup with the Atlas Lions.
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