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Mats Hummels responds to allegations, tweets about “defending one’s self”

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After being accused of trying to oust Niko Kovač, Mats Hummels took to Twitter to explain

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What a Monday it has been in Bavaria. As Bayern Munich heads into a week featuring a Champions League fixture and Der Klassiker, the off-the-field drama is starting to mount for Die Roten.

Minutes after AZ broke a story regarding a reported group of Bayern players trying to get rid of Niko Kovač, Mats Hummels tweeted his replies.

Defending one’s self unfortunately doesn’t accomplish anything either, you just have to let it wash over you...

@MarcelLindenau wrote:

Hey people, I have to briefly clarify that these allegations that some media outlets are putting out are simply complete nonsense. We’re not at our best at the moment, but we’re doing everything to change that, you can count on it, your Mats.

To which Hummels replied:

That’s exactly what I meant by my first tweet. What you write would be “defending oneself” and that wouldn’t accomplish anything.

Hummels adamantly denied the allegations, and explained Bayern’s form as the fact that they simply aren’t at their best right now. Personally, I would rather there be some conspiracy within the Bayern camp than the team just be totally incompetent to the point of not being able to beat Freiburg. At least then we would know that the record champions still have talent and aren’t being overthrown.

What are your thoughts on the whole situation? Is it purely speculation? Are you even surprised? Let us know in the comments!