Munich winger Franck Ribery has spoken out of his annoyance at the constant speculation
linking him with a move away from the Allianz Arena.
talented Frenchman who has been extremely outspoken of late about his time in
Germany is continually linked with moves to both Barcelona and Manchester
United; however is clearly frustrated at the constant transfer talk:
Ribery: "I'm assailed by requests; people are only
speaking about my departure.
"It's useless because I don't want to
speak about it anymore. I'm getting tired." (L'Equipe)
That is all well and good but Ribery needs no reminding that it was in fact his
agent that has stoked up the speculation in recent weeks and while the likes of
United and Barcelona have done little to distance themselves from the rumours,
it only adds fuel to the fire. As does when your teammate [Van Buyten] comes
out claiming that Ribery has discussed the possibility of a move to both clubs
in the same press conference.
asked about the Ribery rumours, former Man City centre half claimed:
"He is asking himself questions.
"Which human being would not if clubs
such as Barcelona or Manchester [United] were interested in him?
"As far as I'm concerned, I don't
have advice to give him, but we do speak about it."
Read into van Buyten's comments what
you will, but it's clear in my eyes that a move to United or Barca is certainly
appealing to the talented winger, regardless of how much he wants you to