Manchester United fans react to Mats Hummels performance on Twitter

Mats Hummels 2 Germany

Germany beat France in the World Cup and there was strong interest from one Premier League club thanks to the latest Manchester United transfer news.

According to the latest Manchester United transfer news, the Old Trafford outfit are not resting on their Luke Shaw acquiring laurels and are looking to completely revamp their backline by adding Mats Hummels to the defensive ranks.

A 25-year-old from Borussia Dortmund, Hummels is said to be the subject of a "final push" from United this week, with a £20 million bid believed to be offered for the rising centre back star who scored for Germany against France in the World Cup earlier today, Friday.

The Germans have now banked themselves a fourth consecutive semifinal appearance at the World Cup - a tournament record - and Hummels' statistics from his outings in Brazil are similar to his consistency of form in the past season in the Bundesliga, as this data study by HITC: Sport demonstrates where his statistics were compared to Premier League trio Laurent Koscielny, Vincent Kompany and Gary Cahill.

  TeamOppTouchPass AccInterceptBlockClearDuel WonAerial WonFoulsClean SheetMins
Hummels Germany France 56 85% 2 3 7 3 2 1 Yes 90

Hummels' goal-scoring and clean-sheet-keeping display against the French, who had looked rampant with Karim Benzema fronting their strike-force, prompted a multitude of United fans to take to Twitter in order to implore their club to break the bank for the centre back tank - whatever the cost!

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