SHEFFIELD UNITED are lining up one of football’s most unlikely transfers of all-time in Franck Ribery, according to reports.
The highly-decorated France legend is a free agent after leaving Bayern Munich at the end of last season.
Ribery, 36, spent 12 years with the German champions and won a whopping 22 titles.
And with 81 caps for his country under his belt, reports in Germany suggest his next move could be in the Premier League.
According to Kicker, newly-promoted Sheffield United are eyeing a massive transfer coup.
The Blades are back in the big-time following promotion last season and it appears they want a big name signing to bolster their relegation bid.
It was only in 2017 when Chris Wilder’s side were playing their football in League One.
But a climb through the leagues has seen United return to the top flight for the first time since 2007.
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However their hopes to land Ribery appear slim with the winger “still having aspirations to sign for a major European club.”
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