Bleacher Report presents the best potential transfer targets who played at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The players will be ranked on TWO standards:
- World Cup performance.
- Likelihood of being a value-for-money transfer.
The latter category has a higher weighting.
This list is NOT a ranking of the best World Cup players .
Toni Kroos (Germany), Enner Valencia (Ecuador) and Serge Aurier (Ivory Coast) have been excluded from this list.
- Kroos confirmed his transfer from Bayern Munich to Real Madrid, per UOL (h/t Paulo Freitas at Sky Sports).
- Valencia will join West Ham United from Pachuca, per John Percy at The Telegraph.
- Toulouse have agreed to sell Aurier to Paris Saint-Germain for €9/£7.2 million and Clement Chantome, per L'Equipe (h/t a tweet via French football journalist Jonathan Johnson).
- Ryan McGowan (Australia/Shandong Luneng Taishan)
- Rais M'Bolhi (Algeria/CSKA Sofia)
- Jermaine Jones (United States/free agent)
- Jefferson Montero (Ecuador/Morelia)
- Jonathan Mensah (Ghana/Evian Thonon Gaillard)
 Read Sam Tighe's top 100 World Cup players.