Manchester United transfer target Mats Hummels hits out at Borussia Dortmund fans for 'not OK' half-time jeers in Juventus defeat

The German is reportedly Van Gaal's No 1 priority

James Orr
Thursday 19 March 2015 15:18
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Mats Hummel's reacts during Dortmund's defeat by Juventus
Mats Hummel's reacts during Dortmund's defeat by Juventus

Has Manchester United target Mats Hummels moved a step closer to leaving Borussia Dortmund?

The defender has hit out at the struggling German club's supporters after they were knocked out of the Champions League by Juventus last night.

The side were greeted by whistles from the home crowd at the Westfalenstadion at half-time, when the Serie A club went in 1-0 at the break.

Carlos Tevez's third-minute goal set Juventus on their way to a 3-0 goal triumph, winning 5-1 on aggregate to progress to the quarter-finals.

The 26-year-old, who is reportedly Louis van Gaal's No 1 sumer target for United, made a "calm down" gesture to the crowd as he walked down the tunnel at the break. He said after the match: "I did not think the whistles were okay. It would have been okay at the end but not at half-time."

The German World Cup-winner also had no complaints with the defeat.

"We had misunderstandings and lost every ball. Nothing worked any more" he said. "I have no idea why. We deserved to lose in the end, we were not on the same level as Juve.”

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