Babel pleased with Ajax move
Ajax striker Ryan Babel insists his move back to Amsterdam is not a backwards step in his career.
The former Liverpool man recently agreed to terminate his contract with Bundesliga side Hoffenheim and agreed a move back to the Dutch capital on Thursday. After previously being seen as one of Europe's biggest talents, Babel has largely failed to live up to expectations but is adamant that his return to Ajax doesn't signify another backwards step in his career. "Some people will see my one-year deal with Ajax as a step back after spells with Liverpool and Hoffenheim, but that's not how I see it," Babel was quoted as saying by De Telegraaf. "This is a step in the right direction again for me after a very difficult period. This is my chance to get my career back on track, and I'm determined to grab that chance."