Martin Jol believes Ryan loan option would be a good one.
AJAX coach Martin Jol has opened the door for a January loan move for Liverpool winger Ryan Babel.
Outspoken Babel has made no secret of his frustration at life on the fringes at Anfield this season.
The Holland international, who has not started a game since the opening-day defeat at Tottenham Hotspur, claimed last week that
Liverpool had broken promises made to him concerning first-team involvement this season.
Babel also issued a clear plea to allow him to return to former club Ajax on loan during the January transfer window, in a bid to assure his place in his country’s squad for the World Cup finals next summer.
And when asked about the possibility of a move for Babel in the New Year, Ajax coach Jol gave the prospect a cautious welcome.
“I’ve read what he said, but I don’t have anything to say at the moment,” said the former Tottenham Hotspur manager.
“Babel does appeal as a good option, but it all depends on whether we need him when the time comes.” (Liverpool Daily Post)
To be honest I am all for Ryan leaving, but would prefer a loan deal as It is clear that he has the ability to be a very good player for us. A spell in the Dutch Eredivisie may just give him the confidence he needs and could set him up nicely for a World Cup that he could excel in and take Holland to Glory and thus bring him back to us the following season a rejuvenated figure and offer us a player more like the Thierry Henry-alike he was supposed to be.
Okay so maybe I got carried away there. Rafa does appear to be opening the door for the former Ajax man to leave but I am sure Benitez will think long and hard about any potential permanent exit.