Bayern could report Real over Ribery

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Bayern Munich general director Uli Hoeness has said that his club are ready to report Real Madrid to FIFA over their conduct in the Franck Ribery transfer saga.

Ribery is wanted at the Bernabeu but Bayern are determined to keep hold of the France international and have reacted angrily to Real's public chase for their star asset.

"We have lost out respect for Real Madrid. If they continue like this we will report them to FIFA," Hoeness told AS. "People like (Emilio) Butragueno or (Zinedine) Zidane are talking when they shouldn't because they are talking about a player who is contracted to us.

"The only ones that have legitimacy to talk are (president) Florentino Perez and (sporting director) Jorge Valdano."

Hoeness added that the reason Bayern have not reported the La Liga giants already is out of respect for spokesman Jose Luis Lopez Serrano and Burtagueno.

Meanwhile, it seems that Ribery will not be moving to Barcelona this summer, according to the Catalan club's coach Pep Guardiola.

The France international has been linked with a host of clubs this summer but it now looks as though he will be starting the 2009-10 campaign at the Allianz Arena.

"It seems impossible to me. I think he will not come," Guardiola said. "First of all because Bayern do not want to let him go and then because his agent prefers that he go elsewhere."

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