Ryan Babel has jumped to Steven Gerrard's defence over Diouf's race allegation 7 years ago

Ryan Babel has jumped to Steven Gerrard's defence over Diouf's race allegation

It looks like not everybody agrees with El-Hadji Diouf.

The former Liverpool forward made some extraordinary claims about Anfield legend Steven Gerrard earlier today, insisting that it was 'common knowledge' that Gerrard 'has never liked black people'.

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But another ex-Red has jumped to Stevie G's defence, with Ryan Babel saying Diouf had 'got it wrong'.

Dutch winger Babel was asked about the Senegal man's rant on Twitter:

Babel is not the only one to express surprise at Diouf's claims, with former Ireland and Liverpool midfielder Jason McAteer reacting with shock.

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