Date: 20th June 2006 at 5:16pm
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Manchester United target Franck Ribery has said he wants to play for Lyon.

United had a bid of around £9million turned down but are expected to return for the France international, however Ribery has made it clear that he wishes to team up with former Liverpool boss Houllier.

He told La Parisien:
‘Lyon is clearly my priority for next season. My wish is not to stay with OM next season. I aspire to play at a European level. I was ready to do it with OM, which is a club who have helped me reach my dreams.’
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‘OM also knows that it could, thanks to my transfer, make a lot of money.’

Ribery has also been linked to Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal but it looks like none of the links will prove correct.