Manchester United are well known to be chasing a world class centre-back this coming summer, with Mats Hummels thought to be top priority. The German international is believed to be growing increasingly frustrated with life in Dortmund, so now may be the perfect time to swoop.
The 26-year old has been at the heart of a struggling Dortmund team all season-long, which coming off the back of a World Cup winning side in the summer must be extremely frustrating to watch.
According to Van Gaal’s Dutch compatriot Ruud Gullit, the Iron Tulip is ‘crazy’ about the German centre-back.
“The only thing for me that is a surprise is Van Gaal didn’t buy any good central defenders, that had to be his priority.
“He was crazy about Hummels and wanted to buy him. So I would have bought Man United some good defenders because that was the weakest link.”
If there was one player we have to sign this summer its Hummels. The centre-back would bring that vital experience we need, and his play style fits the Premier League perfectly.
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