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Mats Hummels

World Cup winner and arguably Borussia Dortmund’s player of the season last year, Mats Hummels is someone who certainly needs no introduction. The calm and composed centre back has shown time and again as to why he is regarded as one of the best centre backs in Europe, if not the best.

In a sense, Hummels is someone who combines the best of both Nemanja Vidic and Rio Ferdinand, both of whom left the club this summer. Elegant and graceful on the ball, calculative and imposing off it, Hummels is in many ways the ideal player to play in the centre of the three-man defence.

While it is true that coach Jurgen Klopp has dismissed any rumours linking his star defender to Manchester United, the simple truth is that he will be left powerless to stop the transfer if Hummels does want to make the switch from Dortmund to Manchester and United don’t mind splashing the cash.

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