Most German clubs are afraid of playing against Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich -- and it needs to stop, says Borussia Dortmund star Mats Hummels says.
Borussia Dortmund centre-half Mats Hummels has credited his poor form at the start of last season to being overweight.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed he wants to sign two new players in order to improve their squad.
Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels has said that he is “honoured” to be linked with Manchester United but will stay at the German club for another year. Mats Hummels has been linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester United for sometime now. Hummels has seen a number of his high profile colleagues depart the club in recent times, but, has reiterated that while he is happy with the interest shown in him by Manchester United, he will stay on at Dortmund for another year. . “There have always been rumours about almost every one of our players, but I decided not to make the move this year,” he told reporters. “Of course when the big clubs are interested, and Manchester United is one of the biggest clubs in the world, it’s an honour. But I decided I wanted to stay here.” Hummels began his career with Bayern Munich and currently has another two years left on his […]
Mats Hummels remains Manchester United’s primary defensive target this summer, ahead of Valencia defender Nicholas Otamendi, according to reports in ESPN FC. . Despite United feeling it would be very difficult to prise the 26-year-old away from Borussia Dortmund, Van Gaal is insistent Hummels is best suited to Manchester United’s approach according to the report. Borussia Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc said he had met with Mats Hummels and his father Hermann, who is also his agent, in which there was a “clear consensus” that he would remain with the Bundesliga club as a move for Manchester United looks highly unlikely. He told German magazine Kicker: “It made sense that Mats was thinking about his future, but I always pointed out that we plan (for the future) with him.” Valencia’s Nicolas Otamendi has been heavily linked to Manchester United in recent days with the player keen to move to Old Trafford as per reports. He, however, is only the back […]
According to reports, Borussia Dortmund are set to lose the services of manager Jurgen Klopp as the coach has asked CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke to release him from his contract at the end of the season. Kloppa s contract runs till 2018, but after enduring a disaster campaign this season, Klopp has decided to exit the club after the end of the season. Dortmund have had to endure a terrible season as the club was close to relegation at one point of time. However, things have changed and Dortmund will manage to finish mid-table. But that does not seem to be enough for Klopp as the manager has decided to step down and leave the club. With a highly successful manager like Klopp deciding to leave the club, it can safely be predicted that a few Borussia Dortmund stars will want to do the same in search of Champions League football. Mats Hummels Germany international, Mats Hummels was heavily linked with […]
While reports of a possible move to Manchester United for World Cup winning Dortmund star Mats Hummels continue to circulate, the Red Devils received an unlikely boost on Monday as former Liverpool midfielder Dietmar Hamann publically asked Hummels to grab his opportunity to the Old Trafford club. Hummels, who represented for eight years and made 191 appearances for the club, believes that the 26-year-old will be making the right decision by leaving Dortmund as it a makes sensea for both parties. “He is interesting to many clubs. Hummels has had some great performances at BVB but a transfer makes sense for both sides,” he said. Hamann also explained how the World Cup winner has done a everythinga he could at Die Borussen and that he could be the player around whom Uniteda s Dutch manager Louis Van Gaal builds his side next season. “He has done everything with Dortmund,” Hamann added. “He is at a point where he needs a […]
Manchester United received a huge boost in their pursuit for defender Mats Hummels as Borussia Dortmund revealed that they will make a decision about his future in the summer. Since last summer, United, who have been looking for a central defender since the departures of Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand, have been searching for a marquee signing in the defence. While United did get Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind and Luke Shaw for the defence, none of the aforementioned are natural centre backs. Hummels was, supposedly, United manager Louis Van Gaala s first choice in the position and the interest in the World Cup winner remains high. Earlier in the week, Hummels revealed that to further his career, he will look for a move away from Dortmund eventually. Talking about that, Dortmund CEO Joachim Watzke revealed that the club held all the aces if he was to leave, but refused to rule out an exit nonetheless. “In this moment, this a […]
Manchester United have received a transfer boost in the form of Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels as the German told Sir Alex Ferguson that Manchester United is his preferred destination if he makes the move abroad.
Manchester United are attempting to sign PSG's Marquinhos and are set to make a A?35m bid for the player, in an attempt to bring him to Old Trafford before the window shuts today.