Van Gaal: I wanted Bayern Munich to sell Ribery to Real Madrid

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery would be playing in a Real Madrid shirt if Louis van Gaal had his way. The former Bayern coach admits he gave the green light to sell Ribery to Real in 2009.

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery would be playing in a Real Madrid shirt if Louis van Gaal had his way.

The former Bayern coach admits he gave the green light to sell Ribery to Real in 2009.

"When I arrived at Bayern in 2009 he wanted to go to Real Madrid. I was in favor of his sale but the leaders would not even consider the departure of Ribéry," revealed Van Gaal.

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