"I read that the best German central defender would no longer play for Bayern," said Rummenigge, referring to Hummels. "But in my opinion the best German central defender plays at Bayern Munich, and also, incidentally, for the national team."
Rummenigge was referring to Hummels' former teammate, Niklas Süle. The 30-year-old Hummels no longer plays for Germany after being dropped along with Bayern teammates Thomas Müller and Jérôme Boateng by coach Joachim Löw in March - a decision Bayern criticized at the time.
Hummels rejoined Dortmund in a deal worth up to 38 million euros ($42.5 million) including bonuses last month.
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