Mats Hummels pushed for a return to Borussia Dortmund this summer, after being told that he wasn't part of Bayern Munich's first-team plans during a meeting with senior club officials.
It was announced on Wednesday that, subject to a medical, World Cup winning defender Hummels would be returning to Dortmund after three years away from the club, with a fee in the region of €38m eventually being agreed upon by both sides.
Official: Mats Hummels is set to join Borussia Dortmund. pic.twitter.com/FgV4Bjopfl— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) June 19, 2019
But Hummels wasn't initially looking to return to the Westfalenstadion this summer, as BR Sport claim that the 30-year-old only looked for a move away from Bayern after being told he wouldn't be a starting player next season.
According to their information, officials at Die Roten told Hummels two and a half weeks ago that club record signing