Manchester United transfer news: Mats Hummels ‘rejected more lucrative Red Devils deal’ in favour of Borussia


On Wednesday, Bayern Munich agreed to sell the 30-year-old back to Dortmund in a £33million deal

Mats Hummels turned down a more lucrative contract offer from Manchester United to rejoin Borussia Dortmund, reports claim.

On Wednesday, it was announced that Bayern Munich had agreed to sell the 30-year-old in a £33million deal to Bundesliga rivals Dortmund.

Mats Hummels enjoyed a three-year trophy-laden spell at Bayern Munich


Mats Hummels enjoyed a three-year trophy-laden spell at Bayern Munich

The move comes just three years after Hummels made the switch from the Black and Yellows to Bayern.

The Germany international won three Bundesliga titles and a domestic double during his time at the Allianz Arena

German outlet Bild claim Hummels rejected a bigger wage package at Manchester United due to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side’s failure to secure Champions League football.

The Red Devils finished sixth after winning just two of their remaining eight Premier League games last season.

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Dortmund will be playing in Europe’s elite competition next term after finishing just two points behind Bundesliga champions Bayern in a thrilling title race.

Hummels’ snub will come as a blow for United, who are looking to sign a commanding centre-back in this summer’s transfer window.

Solskjaer is believed to be targeting Leicester’s Harry Maguire and West Ham’s Issa Diop as he aims to lead United back into the top four.