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Franck Ribery will leave Bayern Munich at the end of the summer season, sporting manager Hasan Salihamidzic signaled on Tuesday.
It employs Arjen Robben said earlier this month that he would leave when his contract expires in the summer after 10 years of success with the German champions.
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Robben, 3-4, joined in ’09 and formed a strong attacking partnership with Ribery, whose bargain additionally runs out at the campaign’s close.
“The president [Uli Hoeness] talked about this [the chance of Ribery departing ], also I think that it will be similar to that. It’s a year of changes,” Salihamidzic told reporters.
Former France Ribery has made 406 competitive appearances for Bayern, scoring 119 goals, also contains featured in 19 matches this season.
“I am pleased that Franck is still playing that well,” Salihamidzic explained. “He’s one of the players”
For large sections of the first half this season, Ribery has replaced his fellow Frenchman Kingsley Coman, who suffered a foot injury.
This season 22-year-old Coman said a disappointing year in that he missed the World Cup using a similar injury had made him consider his future despite having a return to the Bayern squad.
“Possibly my feet is not it up,” he told Telefoot. “Once I have wounded, it was really the ending of earth. I had put everything in order in my life because I aimed for the worldcup.
“I trust I really don’t need to experience that . I do not think I’d have a operation. Even if I protect myself and should I get hurt that I try to be careful it would be too muchbetter.
“Enough is enough. Perhaps my foot isn’t it up, and I will go and get on with my life”
Salihamidzic, nevertheless, said he believed Coman could have let his emotions to get the best of him. “Rehab isn’t a fun,” he explained.
“I will talk to him. I tore my ACL in 1 year and had similar thoughts. I Believe the world of Kingsley. He has got a excellent future”