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Man City Flop Could Help Man United In Bid To Sign World Class Defender!

Manchester United have long been linked with Mats Hummels, but their bid could be about to receive some unexpected help…

Manchester United could be about to make a fresh approach for Bourussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels, with manager Louis van Gaal angling for a summer transfer for the German centre-back.

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Reports in the Daily Star believe that the Old Trafford side are set to renew their interest in the 26-year-old, who has been with Dortmund since joining from Bayern Munich in 2009. He was the subject of a high percentage of transfer rumours last summer, but nothing ever came of them.

According to the source, United have even received a surprise recommendation from a former Manchester City defender, Stefan Savic. The Montenegrin international is currently starring for Italian giants Fiorentina, but has supposedly been targeted by Dortmund as a potential replacement for Hummels.

The World Cup winner is valued at around £30m, but United are hoping that they’ll be able to take advantage of Dortmund’s poor domestic season to poach him for a lower price. Savic is desperate to move to Germany, but knows the move will only happen if Hummels leaves.

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