Franck Ribery: 'Jose Mourinho wanted me at Chelsea'

Bayern's Franck Ribery is congratulated by team mates after scoring against Nuremberg on August 24, 2013
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Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery reveals that Jose Mourinho wanted to sign the Frenchman following his return to Chelsea.

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery has revealed that Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho tried to urge the Frenchman to sign for the Blues.

The 30-year-old, who recently penned a contract extension at the Allianz Arena, is due to go up against the Premier League outfit in the European Super Cup on Friday.

"We often talk," Ribery told Kicker. "He wanted me to go to Chelsea. We have a good relationship and respect between us, but I want to beat him."

Meanwhile, Chelsea are believed to be considering a third bid for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney.

Manchester United manager David Moyes during the match against Swansea on August 17, 2013
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