Deal completed: Liverpool miss out as world-cup winning target is off to Munich by summer

The future has been cleared on where Liverpool target and Germany international defender, Mats Hummels will be next season. footballcolumnist earlier reported that a decision will be made this week by the player, and that has rightly happened. German trusted football publication, BILD confirms that the 27-year-old central back has agreed to a summer move to the Allianz Arena. He had earlier denied that no deal had been agreed after Dortmund suggested so. With one year left on his contract, Hummels refused to put pen to paper for a contract extension as he already set eyes on a exit.

The side’s skipper saw his team miss out on the Bundesliga title at a 4th attempt after they lost weekend’s game with Bayern winning. European success was also ended by Liverpool in the quarter finals. Klopp was reportedly keen on a reunion with his former charge, and the Anfield outfit were planning a summer swoop as uncertainty concerning the future of the World Cup winner at the Signal Iduna Park grew. As it stands, Liverpool will have to continue their search for an experienced defender, as they have clearly lost this very battle to the German heaviest weight. The likes of Vermaleen and Mustafi are still not snatched up yet, the battle to recruit a world class defender hasn’t been lost.