Week one of perhaps the most entertaining World Cup in living memory has seen a commitment to attacking football help the tournament produce an astonishing 49 goals in 16 matches, with full-backs forming a key part of that emphasis for enterprising, positive play.
The Netherlands really put a marker down for focusing on rip-roaring, swashbuckling play in their 5-1 demolition of Spain last Friday with a rejigged 3-5-2 formation, with Daley Blind and Daryl Janmaat given licence to roam and affect the game in the opposition half, in ruthless fashion.
Premier League managers and scouts are no doubt watching events unfold in Brazil with particular scrutiny, with some including Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger even choosing to spend with the summer in South America to make a closer inspection on potential transfer targets.
Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool all need new signings and in one position specifically, full-back.
Bacary Sagna has left the Emirates, Ashley Cole is moving on after eight seasons at Stamford Bridge, while United desperately need a new left-back to ease the pressure on experienced but waning Patrice Evra.
GiveMeSport has identified five top World Cup performers who deserve your attention and potentially a Premier League move after the tournament, stars you will know to keep an eye on after clicking ahead!
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