The 2012-13 Premier League season is drawing to a close. While that means the action in the field of play has ended, it also means that the offseason grind that is the rumor mill is about to begin.
Most of the top teams—namely Manchester United, Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea—will look at strengthening their teams significantly for the expected 2013-14 challenge.
Some players—Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale, Andy Carroll and Wayne Rooney among them—may even find themselves homes in new cities like Madrid, Paris or even Newcastle.
Here, Willie Gannon looks at 10 Premier League storylines that could dominate the offseason agenda.
What storylines do you see affecting your team and the EPL during the close season?
Leave your comments, suggestions and potential Premier League storylines in the comments section below!