"It is difficult because Tottenham want to play in the Champions League next season," the Frenchman told Sky Sports News. "I think it is possible to finish in the top four teams this season."
On boss Martin Jol, Taarabt added: "I'm happy working with Martin. The press are a problem but I have no problem."
Asked whether all the players were behind Jol, the 18-year-old added: "I think so, yes."