Date: 6th May 2015 at 5:48pm
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According to reports, Manchester United’s attempt at aquiring Borussia Dortmund’s Mats  could be stifled by fellow Borussian teammate, Ilkay Gundogan’s, decision to leave after the season.

Indeed, Gundogan has expressed his desire to change clubs following this season and a move appears inevitable.

This is a potential issue for because, according to The Mirror, Dortmund have a tradition in place of allowing just one star player to leave each summer.

and Gundogan certainly fall under the “star player” category. Both have proven to be very valuable players for Dortmund.

have been in pursuit of for a very long time now, and the hierarchy at Old Trafford are growing increasingly worried that Gundogan’s decision to ditch Dortmund will interfere with their chances of obtaining Hummels.

If Dortmund are serious about allowing just one star player to leave, then there may not be room for both Gundogan and to leave this summer.

The idea of missing out on is a haunting one for managment. Louis has always seen him as a perfect fit for his defencive line at Old Trafford, so failing to sign him this summer would be a blow to Van Gaal’s plans for next year and beyond.