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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Leeds United winger Helder Costa has struggled to make an impact since moving to Elland Road.
Tottenham Hotspur are gearing up for their Champions League with Red Star Belgrade.
Arsenal's away woes continued on Monday night as they suffered a deserved defeat to Sheffield United.
Newcastle United striker Dwight Gayle has not been fit enough to start a game for Steve Bruce's men this term.
Sunderland forward Will Grigg has struggled to make much of an impression so far at the Stadium of Light, with Jack Ross often leaving him on the bench.
Tottenham Hotspur suffered another disappointing result this past weekend.
Chelsea beat Newcastle United 1-0 on Saturday afternoon.
Andre Gomes played well for Everton against West Ham United at the weekend.
Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United won against Birmingham City at Elland Road at the weekend.
Sunderland supporters saw their side beaten by Wycombe Wanderers at the weekend.