German defender ends Manchester United & Chelsea interest

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Manchester United and Chelsea are set to miss out on German international defender Mats Hummels this summer.

The 24-year-old centre back has been linked with both Premier League clubs and La Liga champions Barcelona, according to talkSPORT, after another colossal season with BVB.

And, the player is clearly happy with life at the Westfalenstadion, committing his future to the Champions League finalists for another season at least.

"I will certainly be at Dortmund next season. There has been no contact with Barca or any other team," he told Kicker magazine.

Manchester United have also been linked with a move for Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, as the champions look to make themselves a force on the European stage.

However, Sir Alex Ferguson is no longer at the Old Trafford helm, and transfer decisions will be down to new Red Devils chief David Moyes.

Whether the Scot is also interested in Hummels remains to be seen, but Manchester United already have plenty of options in the position and now appear unlikely to land the player.

Chelsea also have options at centre back, with John Terry, David Luiz, Gary Cahill and Branislav Ivanovic all fighting for chances at Stamford Bridge.

They too will have a new manager at the helm this summer though, and his ideas could include an addition for the Blues at the heart of defence.

Hummels does not appear to be the man for Chelsea however, and it’s unsurprising given his recent success with the Bundesliga outfit.

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