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Franck Ribery

31-Year-Old Midfielder     Bayern Munich  Bundesliga


France

Birthdate:  April 1, 1983    Birthplace:  Boulogne-sur-Mer, France    Nationality:  France    Height:  5' 7"    Weight:  159 lbs    

February 15, 2015    Franck Ribery News

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Ribery (thigh) came off the bench and scored during Bayern Munich's 8-0 win over Hamburg on Saturday.

Ribery has battled a number of injuries this season, as Saturday's appearance was just his 12 of the campaign, and first since the winter reset. He'll continue to be moved in-and-out of the starting XI in order to keep him fresh for the rest of the season.

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Franck Ribery: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

February 13, 2015

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Ribery (thigh) has returned to fitness and will be available for Saturday's match against Hamburg, Sky Sports reports.

Ribery has missed the last two weeks due to the ailment, but his return to fitness comes at the perfect time, especially with Champions League action picking up again next week.

January 29, 2015

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Ribery sustained a thigh injury during training Thursday and he will not play Friday against VfL Wolfsburg.

Ribery, who has only two goals and three assists this season, is expected to be sidelined for at least two weeks before returning to training. While Bayern has plenty of depth to withstand the blow, it's certainly a tough hit for fantasy owners, as Ribery is also expected to miss matches against Schalke and Stuttgart.

December 6, 2014

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Ribery scored in the 51st minute to help Bayern Munich to a 1-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.

Ribery dealt with a knee injury earlier this season, but he's starting to come into very solid form. Unfortunately, he's not a great fantasy option in most leagues, as he doesn't score a ton of goals, nor does he pick up a lot of assists, so while he is arguably one of the best players in the world, he's got plenty of contemporaries in the fantasy game.

November 5, 2014

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Ribery put the nail in the coffin for Bayern Munich, who sewed up Group E of the Champions League with a 2-0 win over Roma on Wednesday.

Ribery is good. Not profound analysis, but with all of the stars at Bayern, it's easy to forget just how much the Frenchman means to Bayern.

October 14, 2014

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Ribery has returned to full-team training Tuesday after missing the last four weeks with a knee injury, Bayern Munich's official website reports.

It's unclear how quickly Ribery will be able to regain his match fitness, but he could return in a limited role as soon as Saturday against Werder Bremen.

October 11, 2014

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Ribery, who has played only once this season due to a knee injury, has begun training with the ball again, Bundesliga.com reports.

While it's certainly positive that he is progressing in his recovery, Ribery still does not have a specific return date.

September 29, 2014

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Ribery will not play in Bayern Munich's Champions League match at CSKA Moscow due to his ongoing knee injury, Goal.com reports.

Ribery has made only one appearance this season for Bayern Munich, scoring a goal off the bench in their 2-0 win over Stuttgart back on Sept. 13. Unfortunately, he's still not back to fitness and he'll miss out on another big match, with no specific timetable for a return announced by the club.