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QPR's Taarabt: 'Everybody told me Balotelli was amazing'

QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt has spoken publicly about his thoughts on Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli.

The Morocco international played with the much talked about Italian attacker at AC Milan last season and says he cannot see what all the fuss is about.

"Everybody told me he (Balotelli) was amazing," Taarabt told Sky Sports.

"I played with him and I can confirm he's good, but he didn't seem like a world-class player to me.

"He has a strong shot but he doesn't play for the team. Or if he does, then he doesn't score which is the case now with Liverpool.

"He had a lot of chances, from Manchester City to Milan, and he threw them all away."

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