With the Premier League as competitive as ever, a number of clubs are looking to the transfer market to provide an instant advantage.

January is just around the corner and the Premier League's elite, including Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea are scouring Europe for the latest talents.

But there are no secrets left in football and, more often than not, scouts from a number of Premier League clubs end up watching the same players.

GiveMeSport takes a look at six stars around Europe who have been spied on by a number of the Premier League's elite.

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