This year will see one of the closest relegation battles in Premier League history, with as many as 10 clubs still battling to avoid the drop. 

Several of the bottom-half of the Premier League have games in hand, and with the fixture list proving to be easier on paper for some, it could come down to the wire. 

But when the season is done and dusted the unlucky three clubs who face the prospect of a tough season in the Championship, they will have to shuffle their squads and potentially lose their most productive players. 

Take a look at the best players who face relegation - but could be gifted with an early return to the Premier League - should they get snapped up! 

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