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Franck Ribery: Manchester United are a one-man team and rely on Wayne Rooney

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30 Mar 2010 09:59:10

Franck Ribery: Manchester United are a one-man team and rely on Wayne Rooney

Bayern Munich star Franck Ribery has taunted Manchester United ahead of tonight's  Champions League showdown by branding Sir Alex Ferguson's men a one-man band, insisting they are being 'carried' by Wayne Rooney. The France midfielder heaped praise upon the in-form United front-man, who has scored an incredible 33 goals so far this season, and warned his team-mates that England's talisman poses all the threat in tonight's quarter-final first leg at the Allianz Arena. Ribery said: 'Rooney is carrying the United team this season. We must pay great attention to him. Superstars: Bayern's Franck Ribery (left) and United's Wayne Rooney (right) 'He's having a tremendous season and I am happy for him. He's a player I like a lot. 'He's hungry. He gives everything for his team. He will tackle, he defends, he attacks, he scores goals. He's full of confidence.' Ribery also admitted his side are dark horses to progress to the last four against a team that has made the last two finals, but urged Bayern to trust in their own ability and pull off a shock. He added: 'The whole world sees us losing but I think we have a great chance. We have a team good enough to believe in.'  Boxing-mad Wayne Rooney hits the punchbag as Manchester United star looks to smash Bayern Munich with knockout blowThe good news for United... Ribery is nowhere near the player he once wasWayne Rooney won't hurt us! Bayern claim they're not scared of Manchester United striker MANCHESTER UNITED FC


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