There are similar narrations in Sunni books about Holy Prophet asws and Imam Ali asws

We find in Basair-ud-Darajat

(1) حدثنا محمد بن الحسين عن صفوان بن يحيى عن ذريح المحاربي و أحمد بن محمد عن البرقي عن صفوان عن ذريح قال سمعت أبا عبد الله عليه السلام يقول إن أبى نعم الأب رحمة الله عليه كان يقول لو أجد ثلاثة رهط استودعهم العلم وهم أهل لذلك لحدثت بما لا يحتاج فيه إلى نظر في حلال ولا حرام وما يكون إلى يوم القيمة ان حديثنا صعب مستصعب لا يؤمن به الا عبد امتحن الله قلبه للأيمان.

Imam Abu Abdullah asws said that My Father asws, who was a great father, He said that Had I got three clans, I would have given them knowledge if they deserved it, I would have narrated to them with what they would have had no need to look into what is allowed and Prohibited, and what would happen till day of Judgement. Our narrations are difficult to grasp, no one had faith in them except one who heart has been tested by Allah for faith

[Basair ud Darajat, page 498]

Similar narration comes with the following chain in Mokhtasir basair

 حدثنا محمد بن الحسين بن أبي الخطاب، عن صفوان بن يحيى، عن ذريح المحاربي (5)، قال: سمعت أبا عبد الله (عليه السلام) يقول:

[Mokhtasir Basair, page 72]

This narration was from Imam Abu Abdullah asws. Same was said by Imam Abu Jafar asws as well

We find in Basair ud Darajat, same page as above

(3) حدثنا إبراهيم بن هاشم عن أبي عبد الله البرقي عن خلف بن حماد عن ذريح عن أبي حمزة الثمالي عن أبي جعفر عليه السلام قال سمعته يقول إن أبى نعم الأب رحمة الله عليه يقول لو وجدت ثلاثة رهط استودعهم العلم وهم أهل لذلك لحدثت بما لا يحتاج فيه بعدي إلى حلال ولا حرام وما يكون إلى يوم القيمة.

Imam Abu Jafar asws said that I heard my father saying, and He was a great father, He said that Had I got three clans, I would have given them knowledge if they deserved it. I would have narrated after which they would not depend (on anyone) for what is allowed and what is prohibited, and what would happen till day of Qayamat

 

This narration also has authentic Sanad

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