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Manchester United’s Chances Of Signing World-Class German ‘Increasingly Promising’, Claims Journalist

Manchester United’s pursuit of Mats Hummels given fresh hope with January deal feasible.

Manchester United’s pursuit of Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels this January remains alive as rumours persist that a deal could feasibly be struck in this window, according to Sam Pilger of the Times and FourFourTwo.

Pilger tweeted this statement on Thursday afternoon.

Dortmund have been in woeful form this season as they find themselves in an unexpected relegation battle, which has led to reports that their skipper Hummels maybe looking to exit the Signal Iduna Park.

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Man United have been struggling in the defensive department due to combination of injuries, and Louis van Gaal’s insistence on playing three at the back which has left the Red Devils short.

Man United’s chief executive Ed Woodward had previously that should one of their “long-term targets” (via Manchester Evening News) become available, then the club would act the January market – but judging by the reports, Hummels remains a viable option.

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