Liverpool striker and unhappy Manchester City midfielder also feature…
The world’s very best players normally demand astronomical wages, and their clubs naturally demand ludicrously high transfer fees for their services…
However, with clubs like Manchester United poised to spend mammoth sums, and even the likes of Arsenal and Liverpool armed with serious transfer budgets, some of the planet’s top talent could be on the move.
Here’s the five best players who could be transferring for big cash in time for 2014/15.
5) Yaya Toure – Manchester City
It seems more and more like the Ivorian powerhouse is manufacturing himself a move away from the Eithad.
Bizarrely, Toure and his agent claim that the club recently disrespected the player in Dubai on his birthday, as the owners failed to shake his hand!
“What happened at his birthday meant the club don’t care about him. It was proof,” said his agent Dmitry Seluk. ”They can say whatever they want, ‘Oh we like him, but we forgot.’ None of them shook his hand on his birthday. It’s really sick.”
Toure then backed up his agent’s claims:
“Everything dimitry said is true,” Touré tweeted, regarding the statetmens. “He speaks for me. I will give an interview after world cup to explain.”
Toure’s ability is unquestioned, as his 20 Premier League goals from midfield fired the Sky Blues to a second title in three years – and if he really wants a move away, they’ll be countless suitors for his very expensive signature.