With the news that Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels has rejected the chance to sign for Manchester United this summer, here’s a look at five other top class centre-backs the club could consider signing, including some big names from La Liga, an exciting Brazilian youngster and one of the Premier League’s top prospects also wanted by rivals Chelsea…
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1) Raphael Varane (Real Madrid)
Linked several times with a move to Manchester United, Real Madrid starlet Raphael Varane is an extremely promising young defender who would no doubt make a great long-term acquisition for the club. The French international is also believed to be a top target for Chelsea, however.