Attempts to sign Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld and Leicester City's Harry Maguire failed and Boateng was one of a number of other centre-backs to be strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer.
Juan Mata has told Jose Mourinho that is ready to return for Manchester United after he spent the global break at home in Spain with family and friends.
The 30-year-old also played twice during the global break for Germany, who drew 0-0 with France in the Nations League before beating Peru 2-1 in a friendly.
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After the end of the World Cup in Russian Federation, nothing kept the football world buzzing like club transfers.
According to English news outlet Metro, Boateng revealed that he also spoke to Jose Mourinho on phone and explained why he couldn't leave the German champions. I feel completely contented at Bayern - one of the biggest clubs in the world.
"I phoned Jose Mourinho and told him that his interest honoured me and thanked him that he put his back into United for me", Boateng said. 'I explained to him that it's hard to leave, and if I do, everything has to be in place to top this club, ' explained Boateng.
The experienced defender has won 6 Bundesliga titles, 4 domestic cups and the Champions League during his time at the Allianz Arena while he also helped lead Germany to the 2014 World Cup.
One position that he desperately tried to strengthen was the centre-back position.