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In this article I will be giving you the names of some players who I believe will be moving from their current clubs to play football elsewhere.

10:Ezequiel Garay: The first player that may be leaving his current club of Benfica to play in one of the biggest leagues in the world is centre-back Ezequiel Garay.

Garay has been linked with a move away from the Portuguese club for many years now but with the current announcement of Vidic's departure from Manchester United it is looking more and more likely that David Moyes will snap up this player as a long term replacement for Vidic.

The 27-year-old Argentinian native has made 18 appearances for his country and has been an important part of a Benfica side that is currently at the top of the Portuguese Liga. 

9:Julian Draxler: The next player that could be moving to the Premier League is the German playmaker Julian Draxler.

Draxler who currently plays for Schalke 04 was very close to a move that would see him play at North London side Arsenal but the move seemed to fall apart on deadline day of the January transfer window as Arsenal did not want to match the €34 million euro price tag for the young playmaker.

But it seems that Arsenal are still interested in the attacking midfielder and could revive a bid for the player after it seems that the clubs title challenge has come to a halt.

Should Wenger buy this player in January he would be a great asset to a young Arsenal squad that is looking more and more mature and solid as the years go by and Draxler would not feel out of place at the club as he would be playing with fellow countrymen Lukas Podolski, Per Mertesacker and fellow midfielder Mesut Ozil.

He would certainly fit into Wenger's pass and move style of play and I believe would find little difficulty adjusting to Premier League football. 

8:Thibaut Courtois: This Chelsea goalkeeper who is currently on loan at Atletico Madrid may be staying in the Spanish capital next season but not at current club Atletico at rivals Real Madrid.

It has surfaced in the past few days that Real Madrid may be interested in taking the Blues on loan keeper for the long term.

Courtois who is currently frustrated as he has been sent on loan for three seasons but has proved he is worthy of a much larger role at Chelsea is looking for assurances that when he arrives back to the English Capital he will be playing first team football for the club, but with Petr Cech still the regular starter for Chelsea it looks unlikely that Courtois will get his wish of regular football and may be forced to look elsewhere and with Real also looking for a long term keeper to replace veteran Iker Casillas.

7:Jackson Martinez: Martinez has for a number of seasons now been on the tops of many managers wish lists at some of the top clubs in the world, but it is now looking more likely that martinez could be playing his football at Arsenal next season.

With the North London side looking for a striker to partner Olivier Giroud, Martinez may be the player Arsene Wenger needs to get those all important goals for the club and take some of the pressure off of Giroud's shoulders.

Martinez has been the spearhead of Porto's attack scoring 14 goals in 18 appearances for the club this season and scoring and incredible 26 goals in 30 games last season, he certainly has the credentials to become a hit at Arsenal but the North London side aren't the only club that have noticed Martinez's impressive scoring record Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool and Spurs have been interested in acquiring the Colombian striker's services.

6:Toni Kroos: Kroos has certainly made a name for himself whilst playing at Bayern Munich and at only 24 years of age he is attracting a lot of attention from some other big named clubs, Manchester United in particular, the Manchester club may be looking for that one player to complete a midfield that includes Juan Mata, Shinji Kagawa and Adnan Januzaj.

Kroos would arguably end the problems United face at the moment in there midfield area as he would be easily able to sit behind United frontman Robin van Persie and only add to his goal scoring abilities, Kroos is currently a regular starter at Bayern Munich whose midfield area is arguably the dominant position at the club so he has certainly proven he can perform consistently at a big club which is exactly what United need now in their midfield consistency.

Taking this player from the European champions though will be no easy feat as this is a key player in Pep Guardiola's setup at Bayern so United may have to fork out as much as €30 million euros for the player.

5:Mats Hummels: This star centre-back has been the heart of Borussia Dortmund's defence for years now with many great performances that have helped the German club rise the ranks in European football.

Dortmund may have to learn to live without the German centre-back as he may be playing his football at Barcelona next season.

The 25-year-old centre-back has been long admired by the Catalan giants and has been on the clubs radar for almost two seasons.

According to various news sources, Hummels was close to joining Barcelona in January but obviously that move did not formulate and now with the departure of Robert Lewandowski imminent and  wit other stars leaving the German club Hummels may be following his team mates out the door at Dortmund.

4:Ashley Cole: With the England international out of contract at the end of the season it is looking very likely Cole will no longer be a Chelsea player with Cesar Azpilicueta currently being the starting left-back for Chelsea.

Cole is seeing very little pitch time and with clubs like Liverpool offering the player first team football. Cole may soon be waving goodbye to life at Chelsea. Cole may also be tempted by a possible move to the MLS with the New York Red Bulls seemingly interested in the England international.

Although Cole may be forced to leave due to a lack of playing time - current Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho wants the player to stay saying: "I like the player, I trust the player, I want him to stay. The club is happy with that, so we don't have a problem.'' So will Cole sign a new contract or will this be his final season with the Blues?

3:Nemanja Vidic: Vidic is still arguably one of the best centre halves in Europe having captained Manchester United and helped them win many Premier League titles and helping the club get there third Champions League trophy in 2008, he has just sadly been plagued by injuries over the past years raising questions about his fitness.

Many clubs have recently come out of the woodwork stating their interest in Vidic. According to SkySports Italian club Inter Milan are currently favourites in getting the centre-back's signature but according to the The Mirror super rich French side Monaco, Turkish side Galatasaray and Napoli are interested in the player. But no matter where Vidic goes he will certainly be a great asset to whatever club purchases the Serb.

2:Blaise Matudi: With Manchester City January target Fernando looking likely to sign a new deal at Porto the Manchester side must look for a midfield player to replace the Porto star and they may have just found the perfect man to do it.

PSG midfield star Matuidi is out of contract this summer and City boss Manuel Pellegrini may look to capitalise on this by taking the player from the French capital to Manchester for free.

1:Diego Costa: This is arguably the most talked about player this season and rightly so, with an astounding 20 goals in 22 games for Spanish side Atletico Madrid Costa has been on many a managers radar's.

The Spanish International has been high on Chelsea managers Jose Mourinho transfer list, with the club really failing to have a stand out striker this season the need for a truly world class striker is a necessity for the London club.

If this happens could we possibly see another transfer involved in the deal? Thibaut Courtois has been mentioned on this list already but could Atletico be tempted to keep the goalkeeper in an exchange plus cash deal for Costa?

Although it is unlikely that this will happen it would certainly tempt the Atletico camp. It is reported though by The Independent a verbal agreement has been reached between Costa and Chelsea which will see the player join the club in the summe for a fee of about £30 million. No matter what happens though if his current goal-scoring record is anything to go by he will certainly take the Premier League by storm should he join next season  

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