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Chelsea Are Keen On Him, But Liverpool Should Sign This World Class Defender To Secure Premier League Title

Mats Hummels has struggled to nail down a regular spot for Bayern Munich this season
Mats Hummels has struggled to nail down a regular spot for Bayern Munich this season

Before the New Year it was reported in The Sun that Chelsea were interested in signing German World Cup winner Mats Hummels, but having been rumoured to slap a £30m price tag on the Bayern Munich defender then all appears to have gone quiet on that front.

Well, while the Blues weigh up their options Jurgen Klopp should swiftly get on the phone to the German heavyweights and look to lure the 30-year-old to Anfield to help them in their quest for Premier League glory.

Joel Matip, Dejan Lovren and Joe Gomez are major injury concerns for the Reds, as they head into the second half of the season four points clear of Manchester City in the English top-flight, and it has left Virgil Van Dijk as the only fit experienced central defender in the squad.

Now, this may sound an audacious signing to lure one of the world's best defenders to Merseyside, but Hummels has struggled to secure a regular spot in Bayern's defence with current Bayern boss Niko Kovan unsure about Hummels' pace.  However, he would be a perfect fit for Klopp and Liverpool and would add sensational strength to an already stoic backline that have helped Liverpool soar to the top.

Klopp has previous dealings with Hummels having signed the legendary defender when manager at Borussia Dortmund, and the German will surely relish the chance of getting more game time than he has getting at Bayern, and it would help Liverpool's charge for their first Premier League title immeasurably.

With only eight starts this season, Hummels could be a possible loan option, so Klopp should start the ball rolling in trying to lure the class act to Anfield.

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