Fulham signed former Liverpool forward Ryan Babel from Besiktas on Tuesday as the Premier League strugglers bid to bolster their spluttering attack and avoid relegation.
Netherlands international Babel has joined Claudio Ranieri’s side, who sit 19th and five points from safety, until the end of the season and could make his debut against 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.
“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 be expected to spark a Fulham team who are deep in a relegation battle after losing 2-1 at fellow strugglers Burnley on Saturday. Read more