Besiktas sign former Liverpool midfielder

Turkish giants Besiktas have confirmed the signing of free agent Ryan Babel.

The 30-year-old has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Turkish side.

Babel spent the first half of the season at Spanish side Deportivo La Coruna, but his contract with the club expired at the end of 2016.

Babel made 11 La Liga appearances for the club, scoring four goals.