Search icon


28th May 2015

Former Liverpool player still holds a grudge against Rafa Benitez


Ryan Babel clearly hasn’t moved on.

If reports are to be believed, Rafa Benitez is close to being named as the next manager of Real Madrid.

The reaction from Real fans has been pretty negative (much like Benitez’s tactics, some might say), and now one of his former players at Liverpool has given his two cents on the story.

Dutch winger Babel never fulfilled his potential under Rafa, and responded to the Madrid rumours with this tweet:

If anyone was wondering what Babel is up to these days, he’s currently plying his trade in the Turkish league with Kasimpasa.

Perhaps this was a heavily coded come-and-get-me plea…