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Clubs looking for a brand new striker are spoilt for choice this summer, with a number of hitmen available during the transfer window.

Getting a top-class striker for a relative bargain is tough work, but this list of want-aways are unlikely to cost as much as many media outlets claim they will.

Some have little time left on their contracts and most clubs will sell rather than lose them for nothing next summer.

If the player has expressed a desire to leave, clubs may also choose to sell to avoid having an unhappy squad member around.

GMF picked seven likely candidates for a move - here they are:

 

Athletic Bilbao today confirmed Fernando Llorente had told them he did not intend to sign a new contract - a number of Europe's top clubs have been credtited wth an interest in him. (©GettyImages)

 


Robin van Persie's likely departure from Arsenal has been dragging out for much of the summer - Manchetser United are reportedly in poll position but Wenger is reluctant to sell to a direct rival. (©GettyImages)

 


Gonzalo Higuain has a great scoring record at Real Madrid, but has not been able to get himself a regular starting berth in the team - a number of Premier League clubs have been linked with moves. (©GettyImages)

 


Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has been grumbling about the club's transfer policy - Edin Dzeko is one of those he will have to get rid of before he's allowed to buy a new striker. (©GettyImages)

 


Leandro Damiao impressed many while playing for Brazil at London 2012 and two or three Premier League sides were reportedy interested - his club Internacional indicated a willingness to sell, but for big money only. (©GettyImages)

 


Since Brendan Rogders took over at Liverpool earlier this summer, specualtion over Carroll's future has been rife. Former club Newcastle United and West Ham United are reportedly keen. (©GettyImages)

 


Emmanuel Adebayor does not appear to have any future at Manchester City, talks over a permanent move to Spurs have stalled - this could provide an opportunity for another club to swoop. (©GettyImages)

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