Lyon president unhappy with Man Utd transfer tactics

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas believes Manchester United are allowed to play by different rules in the transfer market after their comments on Karim Benzema.

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Aulas was angered by United boss Sir Alex Ferguson's admission that The Red Devils could make a summer bid for the French sensation.

Ferguson's revelation came just days before the two sides' Champions League second round tie, a game in which Benzema netted for the Ligue 1 champions.

Aulas accused United of trying to rock the Lyon ship, and he believes there would be an outcry if the situation was reversed.

"As soon as Lyon is interested in a player of another French club, one shouts with the scandal," Aulas was quoted as saying in L'Equipe.

"But a few days before facing Manchester United, I read here or there that Ferguson will make a proposal for Benzema.

"If that is not destabilization...".

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