Transfer: Fulham lands Ryan Babel from Besiktas


fulham lands Ryan Babel from Besiktas

Former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel from Besiktas on Tuesday penned down a agreement to move in with Fulham.

The Netherlands international Babel moved in with Claudio Ranieri’s side currently struggling at 19th on the Premier League table with just five points from safety, for the rest of the season and could make make fame as they face Tottenham Hotspur this weekend.

“My first impressions are good and I’m very excited,” former Liverpool attacker Babel told Fulham’s website after returning to England.

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“I definitely have faith that Fulham can stay up. That’s one of the reasons that I’m here, to try and help that to happen.

“I’m ready to go, I’m excited and I can’t wait.”

The 32-year-old will have to help Fulham team who are deep in a relegation battle after losing 2-1 to Burnley last Saturday.

Fulham have only scored 20 goals winning just three of their 22 league games despite spending over £100 million on new players in the summer.

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Ryan Babel left Anfield in 2011 after making 146 appearances and played for Hoffenheim, Ajax, Al Ain and Deportivo La Coruna before joining Besiktas in 2017.

“Ryan has excelled at playing attacking football on both the club and international stage, and we welcome that experience as we build our squad for a strong second-half push.”Fulham vice-chairman Tony Khan added


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