Bayern Munich Defender Gets Liverpool Fans All Excited After He Applauds Reds on Twitter

Monday August 28th, 2017

Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels sparked excitement on Twitter after praising Liverpool's impressive performance in Sunday's 4-0 victory against Arsenal.

The German centre-back clearly liked what he saw at Anfield, as goals from Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Daniel Sturridge helped the hosts emphatically see off a lacklustre Arsenal side.

And when Hummels was asked on Twitter whether he had been watching the one-sided demolition, he wrote: “I am. Another strong performance from LFC, pretty impressive right now…”

Inevitably, his response led to a number of Liverpool fans attempting to persuade him to join Jurgen Klopp's side.

“There’s a centre-back spot up for grabs if you want it…” one fan wrote. 

“Hand in a transfer request and push for a move to Liverpool. Reunite with Klopp,” another said.

"You and Matip would quality together Mats," came another reply, and, "hand in a transfer request and push for a move to @lfc. Reunite with Klopp."

Whether or not there is a realistic possibility of a transfer in the near future is another matter.

Hummels signed a five-year deal at the Allianz Arena having excelled at Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund.

But he recently admitted that a future return to his former club is not entirely out of the question. “Theoretically, yes, I would, even though I probably really shouldn't say this,” he said.

Liverpool are reportedly still searching for a centre-back ahead of the close of the transfer window next week, having failed to sign Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk.

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