Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was reportedly tempted to pursue a move for Franck Ribery this summer

Ribery departs Bayern

Franck Ribery will likely go down as one of Bayern Munich’s greatest-ever players.

The Frenchman joined Bayern in 2007, moving from Ligue 1 outfit Marseille.

Ribery went on to amass a staggering 425 appearances across all competitions for Bayern.

In those fixtures, the winger scored 124 and assisted 128 for the Bundesliga champions.

Ribery also won a plethora of trophies during his stint in Germany.

The now 36-year-old won a whopping nine Bundesliga titles during his 12-year stay with Bayern.

Ribery also helped Bayern to many domestic cups, including six DFB-Pokals and four DFL-Supercups.

On the world stage, Ribery won one Champions League, one UEFA Super Cup and one FIFA Club World Cup.

However, at the end of the 2018/19 season, Ribery announced that he would be leaving FC Bayern Munich.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 18: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool looks on prior to the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield on September 18, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Klopp interested in Ribery

With the 2019/20 season edging closer, Ribery is still without a club.

Despite his age, Ribery still managed six goals and four assists in 25 Bundesliga outings last season, and would likely still be a decent player for most sides, even if it is in a reduced role.

One of the teams we apparently could have seen Ribery at next season, according to the Mirror, citing L’Equipe, was Liverpool.

Jurgen Klopp was, as per the report from the Mirror, interested in signing the winger this summer, but looks to have decided against it due to Liverpool not selling many players.

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