(Ben W) #1

LUCAS HERNANDEZ


BENJAMIN PAVARD


(Atletico Madrid,
Spa & Uru)
Having recently
become his
country’s most-
capped player
of all-time, the
33-year-old
centre-back will
set out on a new
adventure next
season after
signing a pre-
contract for
two years with
Internazionale.

(Atletico Madrid,
Spa & Fra)
Bayern Munich
have flexed their
financial muscles
by splashing out a
Bundesliga record
€80m on the
French World
Cup-winning
defender. The
23-year-old will
be a key part of a
major personnel
overhaul in Bavaria
this summer.

(Heerenveen,
Hol & Nor)
Capped once by
his country, the
22-year-old
midfielder signed
a pre-contract
with Sampdoria
in January. He will
move to Italy on
a free when his
contract expires
this summer and
has agreed a
four-year deal.

(Stuttgart,
Ger & Fra)
One of the
unexpected stars
of France’s 2018
World Cup triumph,
he will move to
Bayern Munich
after signing a
five-year deal. The
fee for the right-
sided defender
was reported
to be €35m.

(Ajax & Hol)
The 21-year-old
midfielder played
a key role in his
side’s Champions
League run this
term and will
return to the
competition
next season with
Barcelona, who he
has joined for an
initial €75m with
further bonuses
and incentives tied
to his performance.

DIEGO GODIN FRENKIE DE JONG


MORTEN THORSBEY


however, is his PR. “It’s difficult for me to
be in front of a TV camera,” he declared
last year in a Brazil national-team press
conference. “I’m a little shy. I’m not so
keen on speaking. I’d much rather play
than give an interview.”
He will have to change that at Real.
Nick Bidwell


MOST WANTED