Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery is still in contention to win the Ballon d'Or along with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
The 30-year-old was in particularly good form last season when the Bundesliga won the quadruple.
Arsenal's Bacary Sagna - like Gibbs - will have to play out of his skin if he wants to minimise the threat of his fellow countryman.
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