With Cristiano Ronaldo rumoured to be leaving his current club this summer, Manchester United have already begun the process of trying to find a serious replacement to fill his boots. They may have found one that could do the job, but he won’t come cheap! Not only that, but his club has told Sir Alex to stay away, he’s not for sale!
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge remains adamant that France winger Franck Ribery will not be leaving the German champions in the near future.
The 25-year-old continues to be linked with a summer switch to Barcelona, but Bayern’s hierarchy have no wish to sanction any such deal.
Rummenigge told Rheinische Post: “Facts are giving the answer to all of this. Franck is under contract until June 2011 and we are not ready to allow him to leave any earlier than this, no matter what.
“Franck is happy at our club and is not seeking a transfer away from here. (Independent)
Ribery was also being chased by Barcelona and it appears that the rumours circulating that the French winger could be off to La Liga or the Premier League put his current club on high alert. Ribery made it clear recently that he wasn’t happy with the cover he was getting from his team-mates and that seemed to spark the firestorm of rumours thereafter. Regardless, it looks like Bayern have given every club out there a hands off warning!