Related

Article

Ribery targets treble with Bayern

1 March 2013 11:11

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has urged his team-mates to remain focused as he has set his sights on winning three trophies this term.

The Bavarians currently hold a 17-point lead over second-placed Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga table, while they beat Dortmund 1-0 in midweek to book their ticket for the semi-finals of the DFB Pokal.

They also recorded a 3-1 away win over Arsenal in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 tie.

"It's going brilliantly in the Bundesliga and hopefully that's how it will continue, but there are still a lot of games to go. We need to stay focused," Ribery told the official Bundesliga website.

"There are two other titles up for grabs as well - the DFB Cup and the Champions League."

The France international stressed he is happy to work hard for the team, but added that he needs a certain freedom in order to shine.

"I need to do my share of the defensive work, for sure, but when I’m on the ball, I make an intuitive decision on whether to pass, play a long ball or shoot," he said.

"Our former coach Louis van Gaal always wanted me to follow precise instructions. I just said: 'Let me play my game, that won't work, it's crazy'. I had my own philosophy - anything else just isn't Franck Ribery.

"It's great now with Jupp Heynckes - and it's working."

Ribery has been in sublime form this term, netting five goals and nine assists in 18 Bundesliga appearances.

Sponsored links

Sunday 30 August

Saturday 29 August

23:35
22:56
22:45
22:43
22:29
21:41
21:31
21:07
20:50
20:38
20:32
20:30
20:29
20:23
20:07
20:04
19:56
19:49
19:43
19:41
19:29
19:26
19:17
19:12
19:06
18:40
18:08
18:02
18:02
18:02
17:54
17:50
17:14
16:33
16:18
16:15
15:55
15:38
14:41
13:33
13:24
13:13
12:18
12:15
11:34
11:10
09:49
08:05
07:20
06:39
05:14
04:27
04:15
03:13
02:54
01:47
00:41
00:30
00:16

Friday 28 August

23:40
23:29
23:23
23:22
22:49
22:39
22:37
21:59
21:04
20:52
20:36
20:18
20:16
19:41
19:26
19:08
18:37
18:27
18:13
18:05
17:59
17:37
17:24
17:16
16:54
16:47
16:28
16:10
15:55
15:54
15:46
15:36
15:35
15:28
14:25
14:19
14:16
14:02
13:49
13:21
13:05
12:33
11:40
11:35
11:30
11:11
11:04
10:14
09:32
09:03
08:43
08:29
06:17
06:16
05:34
04:57
04:38
04:20
03:59
03:53
02:41
01:13
01:10
00:25
00:15
00:07

Facebook