The Frenchman could be brought in to start taking the place of Florent Malouda who is getting up in years at 31. Yossi Benayoun could also be on the way out with him possibly being another piece of the Blues bid puzzle to secure Luka Modric.
Benayoun has endured a tough time at Stamford Bridge, and his exit would follow the departure of Yuri Zhirkov whom also failed to reach his potential in Chelsea Blue.
With Juan Mata now on the scene the Blues could call on the 28-year old to bring in additional creative influence from the wide areas. Despite all his success in Bavaria it looks like it could be time for him to make a move.
Bayern have faltered in the last few seasons and injuries have made Ribery's last years slightly less productive. The time is right for him to make a switch and the price expected is a figure that should see the Bavarian club satisfied, but with four more years on his contract left he might not be allowed to move at all.
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