Mats Hummels will ‘LEAVE Borussia Dortmund’ hours after Edin Terzic quit over his ‘violent confrontation’ with the veteran defender

Mats Hummels will reportedly follow Edin Terzic out of the door and leave Borussia Dortmund this summer.    

The Bundesliga side confirmed, via a statement on their website on Thursday, that manager Terzic had left the club by his own volition.

The news came in the wake of reports that Terzic was allegedly involved in a heated confrontation with Hummels ahead of the Champions League final this month.

Following that, Hummels – whose contract is set to expire at the end of this month – was said to be keen to sign a new deal only if Terzic left the Bundesliga giants.

However, according to German outlet Ruhr Nachrichten, the veteran defender’s contract will not be renewed and he will depart, ending his 14-year association with the club. 

Mats Hummels will reportedly follow Edin Terzic out of the door and leave Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund confirmed that manager Edin Terzic has decided to leave the club

Borussia Dortmund confirmed that manager Edin Terzic has decided to leave the club

Dortmund overcame the odds to reach the biggest game in club football but came up short against Real Madrid at Wembley.

Days before the match, Hummels somewhat shockingly came out to heavily criticise his manager’s tactics during their disappointing Bundesliga campaign.

According to Bild, Terzic was enraged by Hummels’ comments, and a confrontation between the pair became violent and ‘so heated that the club discussed personal consequences’.

They were ‘forced to make peace’ to focus on the Champions League final, but Terzic offered to walk away from the club, as reported by Sky Germany.

Dortmund finished fifth in 2023-24, and veteran centre-back Hummels was not a fan of how the team approached their games against those above them in the table.

He told Bild: ‘I was furious because I was of the opinion that Borussia Dortmund shouldn’t play like that – against any opponent in the world. 

‘I didn’t think it could go on like this. I felt insulted in my honour to stand on the pitch in that kit. So submissive, so inferior in footballing terms. The two Stuttgart games and the away game in Leverkusen. That was barricading with 11 men in the box.’

Terzic was furious with Hummels’ criticism, and Bild claimed it was ‘guaranteed’ one of the pair will leave the club this summer.

However, it now seems both Terzic and Hummels will depart Dortmund. 

Hummels (L) publicly criticised his manager's (R) tactics before the final at Wembley

Hummels (L) publicly criticised his manager’s (R) tactics before the final at Wembley 

Defender Hummels was said to only be willing to stay at the club if Terzic leaves this summer

Defender Hummels was said to only be willing to stay at the club if Terzic leaves this summer

Hummels will be taking no part in Euro 2024 having been left out of the Germany squad.

‘I can understand the idea that a group has been growing since March,’ Hummels told Bild. ‘It’s bitter for me as an individual because I’m currently one of the five best defenders in Germany,’ he said. ‘I have the self-confidence to say that.’

Asked about the reasons behind his omission, Hummels said: ‘If I understood him [Nagelsmann] correctly, it was more about age-related issues like fitness. 

‘If I’d had a phase like the one I had recently before [the friendly fixtures in] March, maybe I would have been called up [and] for the European Championship squad as well.’

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