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Mats Hummels

26-Year-Old Defender     Borussia Dortmund  Bundesliga


Birthdate:  December 16, 1988    Birthplace:  Bergisch Gladbach, Germany    Nationality:  Germany    Height:  6' 4"    Weight:  198 lbs    

July 31, 2015    Mats Hummels News

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Hummels kept a clean sheet Thursday as Dortmund beat Wolfsberger AC in the third round of Europa League qualifying.

The season started early for Dortmund, having to participate in the early rounds of the Europa League to qualify for the group stages. The German captain looked solid in Austria, keeping a clean sheet, however he also received a yellow card in stoppage time.

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July 9, 2015

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Hummels has said that he is not leaving Dortmund this season, BBC Sport reports.

Despite months of being linked to a move abroad, particularly to Manchester United, the star defender has categorically stated that he will not be leaving this year. Although flattered by the interest, Hummels said that "I decided not to make the move this year. I decided I wanted to stay here."

June 10, 2015

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Hummels (hip) will miss both of Germany's upcoming internationals, reports.

The defender has carried a hip injury for a few weeks but managed to pull through Dortmund's DFB Cup final defeat to Wolfsburg. However Hummels has now not been deemed fit enough for Wednesday's friendly game against the United States or for the European Championship qualifier against Gibraltar on Saturday.

May 31, 2015

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Hummels conceded three Saturday as Dortmund fell to a 3-1 DFB Cup final defaet to Wolfsburg.

Hummels was part of a defense that suffered a first half collapse, conceding to Luiz Gustavo, Kevin De Bruyne and Bas Dost all within a 16 minute period. It was a long way back for Hummels after such a torrid start and he never really looked convincing. Hummels did however have two efforts on goal but failed to net.

May 23, 2015

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Hummels conceded twice Saturday in Dortmund's 3-2 win over Werder Bremen.

Hummels played the full 90 minutes alongside Neven Subotic at centre back and despite looking solid was guilty of letting the opponents score two sloppy goals. The defender made a game-high number of ten clearances in an otherwise dominant aerial perfomance.

May 21, 2015

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Borussia Dortmund officials do not expect transfer target Hummels to leave the club this summer, reports Sky Sports.

Manchester United and other teams have been rumored to be interested in the defender, with manager Jurgen Klopp's decision to leave the club adding some uncertainty to the player's future as well. The club said they plan to hang onto the German.

May 17, 2015

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Hummels sat out Dortmund's 2-1 defeat Saturday to Wolfsburg because of a minor knock to his foot, reports.

The defender was left on the bench for Saturday's loss but coach Jurgen Klopp is not concerned. Hummels apparently wanted to play but he was rested as a precaution. "He couldn't really warm up properly before the game. However I don't think that it's anything to worry about", Klopp said.

May 10, 2015

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Hummels produced a solid defense display to keep a clean sheet Saturday in Dortmund's 2-0 win over Hertha Berlin.

Hummels was part of a strong defensive unit that stopped Hertha Berlin from having even just one shot on target. He made a game-high number of twelve clearances and formed a formidable defensive pairing with Neven Subotic.