Liverpool cult hero Ryan Babel could be set for a move to the MLS during the summer transfer window.
The Dutchman recently filmed his trip to the Merseyside, speaking of his affection for the city. He stopped by some familiar sites in South Liverpool and the city centre. He also made a quick stop by the house of former rival Steven Pienaar.
Babel left Anfield five years ago in an over five million Pounds move to TSG Hoffenheim. The player who seems retirement bound is rumoured to be interested in a move to Salt Lake City in the MLS, after leaving former club Al-Ain FC in the United Arab Emirates earlier this year.
Former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel was a very promising kid when he plied his trade in Ajax before moving to England to play under Rafa Benitez in Liverpool.
The then 21-year old Dutch raw talent agreed to move for a transfer fee in the region to 11.5 million Pounds.
Ryan Babel used to be a hugely promising player when he signed for Liverpool at the age of 17 for a fee of £11.5 million.
The Dutch footballer was even compared to have similar abilities to Thierry Henry as Marco van Basten said that Babel has the talent and skills to become the next Thierry Henry but he failed to live up to the hype and expectations from everyone.
Throughout the entire playing career of Ryan Babel, he has gone through a number of clubs including: Ajax, Liverpool, Hoffenheim, Kasimpasa and his current team is Al Ain.
Ryan Babel has not made a single appearance for his current club Al Ain since December of 2015 but he still an ongoing contract with the club which extends until 2017.
The time that Babel has spent performing with Al Ain has been a forgettable one as the Dutch player has had to deal with problems involving disciplinary issues and has even faced problems in relation to things that he has done in the world of social media.
Despite only 29, Ryan Babel is not playing anymore football despite having not retired yet. Indeed, the winger is in conflict with his current club Al Ain because of wrong behavior.
e is accused of using social media in a sexist way when he replied to a woman on Twitter.
The fan asked Babel about his issues with Rafael Benitez, and the former replied that girls should not be talking about football. This has sparked plenty of reactions across Twitter where other people have questioned Babel’s attitude towards women.
It is a well-known fact that Ryan Babel does not really like Rafael Benitez. This animosity started way back during the time when Benitez was managing Babel at Liverpool. Babel blamed his poor career on the way the former Liverpool played him.
The MLS is renowned for being a league for retired players to enjoy themselves while demonstrating their playing skills.
The latest player that could be making the move to MLS is Ryan Babel. In fact, Babel is not the type of player that traditionally makes it to the MLS. He is still only 29 years old, but he has so far struggled to get his career going after leaving Liverpool.
The player has recently tweeted Salt Lake City without giving any additional information. This has sparked a lot of rumors about the player moving to the MLS.
With transfers and transfer options on the horizon, there’s been a lot of rumours and speculation going around for a lot of major players and teams this season.
First, we have some Liverpool rumours that Volland from Hoffenheim and Kostic from Stuggart are both being scouted. They have a very high interest in bringing the two to the club to restructure their team.
Former Liverpool winger Ryan Babel looks very keen on a return to Turkish football after being pictured recently Turkish capital Istanbul.
Babel is playing for Al Ain in the Middle East, but it appears that he is not very keen on continuing with the club. Despite having moved to Al Ain only six months ago, Babel has already made indications that he would like to return to Turkey where he has spent the better part of the last few years playing for clubs like Kasimpasa. This .
Ryan Babel’s joined the Arabian side Al Ain on July of 2015 as he was transferred from Kasimpasa over to Al Ain but he has had early struggles in his new club due to a number of different reasons which range from having underwhelming performances to even being sanctioned after an incident which occurred involving Babel and a Liverpool supporter.
The 29 year old player made a sexist response towards a Liverpool supporter as Babel released a comment to the woman which read: ‘’i think u should concentrate on growing some tits instead of speaking about football... Ur a girl.. Stay in ur lane.’’ Babel continued on by saying that he won’t discuss or argue anything about football with a woman.
The first major club that John Heitinga performed in was Ajax as the Dutch defender grew in the youth team of Ajax where he managed to develop his skills alongside the likes of: Rafael van der Vaart, Wesley Sneijder and ZlatanIbrahimovic.
Heitinga sustained a knee injury which kept him out of the playing grounds for more than 6 months and the defender made a move to Athletic Madrid at the end of the 2007-08 season for a transfer fee of around €9 million.
From there on out, Heitinga has made his way to Everton, Fulham and Hertha BSC before eventually making his return to Ajax.