Bayern Munich have confirmed that winger Franck Ribery was concerned in an “altercation” with a French journalist after Saturday’s 3-2 defeat to rivals Borussia Dortmund.
Eyewitness studies claimed that Ribery pushed and slapped French TV journalist Patrick Guillou throughout a post-match interview after the reporter recommended that the 35-year-old was liable for two of the objectives Dortmund scored throughout the sport.
Bayern mentioned the matter can be handled internally. Talking to Bild, sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic mentioned: “Franck Ribery has knowledgeable us that he had an altercation along with his compatriot Patrick Guillou, whom he has identified nicely for a few years.
Dortmund scored as a result of Sancho received the ball off Ribery and I do not know however typically soccer is gorgeous
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“We agreed with Patrick Guillou that we might converse at a private assembly, we’ll speak about how we will clear up the matter, and Mr Guillou has already signalled that it’s in his curiosity.”
Robert Lewandowski scored twice for Bayern however two objectives from Marco Reus and one from Paco Alcacer have been sufficient to present Dortmund a giant victory at Sign Iduna Park.
The outcome maintains Dortmund’s unbeaten begin to the brand new Bundesliga season and retains them on the prime of the desk after 11 matches, 4 factors away from Borussia Monchengladbach in second.
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Bayern lie fifth, seven factors adrift of Dortmund having misplaced 3 times already this season, and new head coach Niko Kovac is already dealing with questions on his long-term future on the membership.
Ribery is but to register a purpose or an help in 14 appearances for Bayern this season throughout all competitions.