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Benfica midfielder Adel Taarabt: My fault I never played for Real Madrid, Barcelona

Benfica midfielder Adel Taarabt concedes he could've done more in his career.

The former Tottenham youngster had a six month spell with AC Milan, but never fulfilled his early promise.

Taarabt admits: “I don't like to say these things about myself but if you talk to anyone who has seen me play when I was younger, they will tell you that I could have played at Real Madrid or Barcelona.

"Even Luka Modric told me one day.

"It didn't happen and it wasn't just because of others but because of me..."

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