Red Devils move ahead of rivals in Bundesliga star chase.
Manchester United hope to beat Arsenal and Barcelona to the signing of Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels with a £30m bid, according to the Daily Express.
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The Red Devils have long been linked with the German international, who has also attracted interest from other top clubs after establishing himself as one of the best centre-backs in the world.
United need improvements at the back after some shaky performances in that department this season, with Hummels seemingly top of Louis van Gaal’s list.
Dortmund don’t want to sell one of their best players, but that has not put United off making a bid as they continue pursuing the 26-year-old.