Dutch winger Ryan Babel tasted German football for the first time when he signed for TSG Hoffenheim on January 25, 2011. The Reds received around £8m for the sale of Ryan Babel. He signed a two-and-a-half year deal upon his transfer to Hoffenheim.
Ryan Babel is certain that Galatasaray teammate Mostafa Mohamed has a bright future ahead of him following his impact in the Turkish league. According to Dutchman Ryan Babel, Egyptian international Mostafa has a lot of potentials having watched him in close quarters. The two players shared the Galatasaray dressing room during the second half of last season.
Former Premier League stars Ryan Babel and Mesut Ozil were left disappointed in the race to win the Turkish Super League this season after they both missed out on the title. Dutchman Babel plays his club football for Galatasaray, while Ozil is on the payroll at Fenerbahce after his Arsenal contract was cancelled in January. Ozil had six months left on his Gunners contract before an agreement was reached to terminate it for him to sign for his present team.
Former Premier League attacker Ryan Babel has aimed a cheeky jibe at Ex-Premier League referee Howard Webb following the news that he married fellow match official BibianaSteinhaus. Steinhaus is the longtime girlfriend of Webb and a German Bundesliga Video Assistant Referee.
Ryan Babel and Mostafa Mohamed are teammates at Galatasaray in the Turkish Super League and the Dutchman has been impressed with his Egyptian teammate. According to Ryan Babel, Mostafa Mohamed has a bright future in the European game. In his latest interview monitored by HITC, Ryan Babel revealed that it’s only a matter of time before Mostafa Mohamed plays in one of the top leagues on the European football scene. Mohamed has been in very good form since signing for Galatasaray from Egyptian giants Zamalek at the start of the year and the £22m-rated striker has been linked with a move to the Premier League. South Londoners Crystal Palace are said to be the team keen to sign him. Crystal Palace are expected to look for striker reinforcements in the summer with the likes of Michy Batshuayi, Christian Benteke and Conor Wickham expected to leave the club. Belgian international Batshuayi is on a season-long loan at Crystal Palace from Chelsea but he has not been successful unlike his last loan deal at the club few seasons ago. For Benteke, his Crystal Palace deal ends in the summer, while Wickham is also in the same situation having endured several injuries in the past years at the club.
West Brom striker Mbaye Niang has received the seal of approval from Galatasaray teammate Ryan Babel in his quest to spearhead the relegation battle for his new team between now and the rest of the season. Mbaye Niang signed for West Brom on loan from Galatasaray and the Senegalese attacker has been able to breath life into the dwindling fortunes of the Baggies in the bid for Premier League survival.
MbayeNiang was a thorn in the flesh of the Manchester United players when the Baggies played hosts to the Red Devils at the weekend as West Brom boss Sam Allardyce was able to get his battling message across to his players. MbayeNiang scored his first goal for West Brom in the Premier League under two minutes via a header after he outmuscled Swedish centre back Victor Lindelof. West Brom fought hard to keep that advantage until Manchester United talisman Bruno Fernandes produced a moment of genius to score the equaliser for the Red Devils on the stroke of half-time.