Ribery, a free agent after leaving Bayern Munich, has been linked with a move to the Premier League new boys.
Former Marseille and France players Franck Leboeuf and Christophe Dugarry criticised the Whites boss on French radio and the latter suggested his behaviour was "a bit autistic".
Patrice Evra made his first appearance for West Ham on Saturday afternoon.
The Villa manager has selected a star of his reign on the blue side of the second city.
The Red Devils are in an alarming state of affairs, having lost their last three games in a row.
Mario Balotelli completed his move from Liverpool to Nice on transfer deadline day.
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Arsenal are reportedly far along in their pursuit of Yacine Brahimi.
Tottenham are hoping to sign Tanguy Ndombele.
Leeds have done a deal for youngster Stuart McKinstry.
West Ham United have reportedly beaten Wolverhampton Wanderers and Liverpool to Moussa Marega’s signature.
Leeds continue to be linked with a takeover.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon confirmed that he is interested in Middlesbrough midfielder Paddy McNair this summer.
Leeds United reportedly want the young centre-back.
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly want Marco Asensio, while Real Madrid are claimed to be interested in Liverpool’s Sadio Mane.
Celtic should ask about bringing Sunderland's Aiden McGeady back to Glasgow.
Liverpool's John W Henry was down at the London Stadium on Saturday.