Manchester United are stepping up their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels. The Daily Mail says United are hoping a deal for Hummels can be revived with the German side now looking for a new centre-half signing.

Hummels is also wanted by Barcelona, who have shown an interest in Liverpool's Danish centre-back Daniel Agger.

Hummels' father Hermann said talk of a move to United was 'nonsense', but United could stretch to £30million to get the right man to bolster their defence.

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