Sunday, January 1, 2006
United link with French pair Evra and Ribery
Manchester United have been linked with Frenchmen Franck Ribery and Patrice Evra.
But manager Sir Alex Ferguson could face competition if he tries to sign
either Marseille midfielder Ribery or Monaco defender Evra in the January
Ribery claims Tottenham are also keen to bring him to England and is flattered
by the attention.
'My agent has spoken to some of United's directors and Spurs have also
contacted Marseille,' Ribery told the News of the World.
'It means a lot to me to be followed by clubs like that and I think English
football will suit me.'
Meanwhile, Evra's agent, Frederico Pastorello, claims the 24-year-old
left-back can choose between United and Inter Milan.
'United and Inter are extremely interested in landing Patrice in the transfer
window,' said Pastorello.
'Both have the same chance of getting him and the player has a decision to