Hummels open to Man Utd move
Germany defender Mats Hummels has said he would be open to playing for Manchester United in the future, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Hummels said that he doesn’t expect to leave current club Borussia Dortmund this summer but didn’t reject talk of a move to the deposed Premier League champions out of hand. “I never think about that or talk about it because it is something that isn’t important for me right now,” Hummels said. “Maybe it will be some day, but I don’t expect it to be like that this summer.”
The centre-back scored as Germany began their World Cup with a 4-0 win over Portugal and added that if Die Mannschaft maintain that form, they will be in the reckoning to lift the trophy. “If we are concentrated and focused, both defensively and offensively, then we are a good team and that is the way we play,” he said.
“If we can do that in every game, we are going to have a good chance to be very successful,” Hummels continued. “The thing is to work as a team. If we work defensively as we should, then our attacking play is so good that we have a chance to beat every team.
“We can win the World Cup, that is for sure. But the same counts for teams like Spain, Brazil and the Netherlands, so it will be very tough to win this tournament. We have to be very good to win it, winning five or six games, and if you have one bad day, then the World Cup is over.”
The 25-year-old began his career at Bayern Munich but transferred to Dortmund in 2008, initially on loan. Hummels has gone on to win the Bundesliga twice with Dortmund, as well as the German Cup and Super Cup, as well as more than 30 caps for his country.
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