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DEFENDER DREAMS OF UNITED

Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji says it is his "dream" to play for Manchester United.

The 23-year-old, who has been a key player for Dortmund after joining in January, told NZZ: "I have a big dream To get as far as possible in football. Since my childhood days Manchester United have been my favourite club. I'd like to play there one day. 

"But right now, that's not an issue. I am happy at Dortmund and try to be the best possible person off the pitch."