Sammer urges Bayern Munich to cash in on Chelsea, Real Madrid target Ribery

Former Germany captain Matthias Sammer says Bayern Munich should cash in on Franck Ribery.

Former Germany captain Matthias Sammer says Bayern Munich should cash in on Franck Ribery.

The 1996 European Footballer of the Year feels Bayern coach Louis van Gaal has created a side which is strong enough without the winger, who has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City.

"Of course the class of Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben is undisputed, but to build them into the team is going to be a huge task for Van Gaal," Sammer, who led Dortmund to the Bundesliga title in 2002 and is now responsible for youth development with the German Football Association, told Munich's Tz newspaper.

"Bayern have found a settled team who can always play their best and they showed that in Turin (against Juventus), without Ribery."

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