Fulham have signed Dutch international forward Ryan Babel from Turkish club Besiktas on a permanent deal running until the end of the season, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.
Babel makes a return to the English game, having made 146 appearances for Liverpool during his three-and-a-half year stint on Merseyside between 2007 and 2011.
The 32-year-old is Claudio Ranieri's first signing of the January window as 19th-placed Fulham seek a way out of the Premier League relegation zone.
Liverpool have been dealt a huge blow as Trent Alexander-Arnold is set to be sidelined for a number of weeks because of a knee injury, with the club unable to recall Nathaniel Clyne from his loan at Bournemouth, sources have told ESPN FC
Alexander-Arnold injured himself during the warm up ahead of Liverpool's 1-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion on Saturday, but managed to complete the game.
A source said the 20-year-old does not require surgery, which could help speed up his recovery, although...
Having brought and end to his professional football career two years ago, Raul Meireles has been keeping himself busy since by co-owning and running a fashion boutique in northern Portugal with his wife.
However, the 35-year-old came barrelling back onto television screens over the weekend with a dramatic performance in the inaugural episode of the new Portuguese version of "Lip Sync Battle."
Meireles stunned the audience with a faithful rendition of a 1980s classic by famous Portuguese singer Antonio...