Manchester United fans react on Twitter to Hummels performance against Argentina

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Manchester United target Mats Hummels has received mixed reviews from United fans on his performance against Argentina.

Manchester United continue to be linked with a move for Borussia Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels.

The German defender can now call himself a World Cup winner, which will incentivise United to go after him further as well as making BVB all the more determined to hang onto him.

Hummels was a key feature of the Germany side, which won the World Cup, battling through difficult periods during games as well as dominating when he came up against attackers who were easier for him to contain.

In the match against Argentina last night, he struggled against the pace of Lionel Messi but found a way to keep the back four organised and disciplined which allowed Jorgi Low’s team to keep a clean sheet, which proved to be vital as Mario Gotze bagged a late winner.

United boss Louis van Gaal will be hunting for a centre-back to come into his team following the departure of Nemanja Vidic and the decision not to keep Rio Ferdinand on at the club, meaning a lot of experience and quality has been lost from the side’s defence.

The £20 million price being mentioned in various reports isn’t the main obstacle, it’s getting him away from BVB, a club that adores him and has a clear future for him in the back four.

Dortmund’s captain Seb Kehl has confirmed this season will be his last with BVB, which means Jurgen Klopp will be looking for a new skipper at the end of this season and Hummels has been tipped to take up the role.

Barcelona are also reportedly sniffing around the German player, which will only make a deal more difficult for van Gaal to complete if he decides that Hummels is the man he wants to go after this summer.

Here’s what Manchester United fans made of his performance against Argentina on Twitter.

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