EPL Transfer Rumors: Carlos Tevez & the 5 Best Players Who Could Be on the Move
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As the transfer window hits us yet again, with many power-hungry Premier League clubs ready to spend big this summer, there is always going to be speculation of players moving here, there and everywhere.
And in what has undoubtedly been the most competitive Premier League season in recent memory, several players have had outstanding campaigns for their clubs.
That therefore means such players will be subject to bids from Europe's elite, who seem set to splash out whatever it takes to get their man.
So, who are the five best EPL players from the 2010/11 season that could be moving on this summer?
Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur)
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PFA Player of the Year Gareth Bale has long been linked with a move to Serie A giants Inter Milan.
The Welsh wizard stormed onto the Premier League scene this season with a number of stellar displays, proving his outstanding pace, ability to beat fullbacks and finish with aplomb.
A hat trick at the San Siro and an inspired "taxi for Maicon!" display at White Hart Lane in the UEFA Champions League elevated this man to new heights and in turn, saw a £40 million price tag slapped on him.
And it's a price tag that AC Milan seem able to match, whilst super-rich Manchester City also appear keen to part with such money for his signature.
Carlos Tevez (Manchester City)
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After admitting he wants to leave Manchester City, Carlos Tevez has had clubs all across Europe queueing up for his signature.
The joint-top scorer in the Premier League is said to have become disillusioned with life in Manchester and wants to be closer to his daughters in Argentina.
This prompted Boca Juniors to make an audacious effort to sign the striker, while Juventus reportedly had an offer turned down for the Argentine international.
City are reportedly seeking £50 million for Carlos Tevez.
Samir Nasri (Arsenal)
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"I have been at Manchester United for five years and I can't remember how many trophies I have won. Thirteen? Fifteen?. So "Petit Prince," if you want to be King, you know where you have to go."
These were the words of Samir Nasri's friend and France teammate Patrice Evra, enticing the Arsenal playmaker to switch allegiances and join him at Old Trafford.
With only one year left on Nasri's contract at Arsenal and United's need for a creative midfielder like Nasri, there seems to be the idea in the football world that the Gunners could well cash in on their star midfielder.
Whilst unlikely, it seems Sir Alex Ferguson could well attempt to turn Samir Nasri into a Manchester United player, especially if they win the UEFA Champions League at Wembley on Saturday.
Nani (Manchester United)
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And speaking of Manchester United, one player they might be set to lose is Portuguese winger Nani, who is courting the interest of Europe's elite after a number of stand-out players for United this season.
Juventus are reportedly lining up a £25 million bid, with Real Madrid also keeping tabs on the player (and probably hundreds of others as well).
However, even if the Serie A club fail in their attempt to lure Nani to Turin, it appears they might be willing to up their offer to as much as £40 million, considering the club are rumoured to have up to £110 million to spend on new recruits this summer.
Scott Parker (West Ham United)
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One player definitely set to move on is Football Writers' Player of the Year Scott Parker, who has been phenomenal for West Ham in the Premier League this season.
He may be 30 years old, but that hasn't stopped Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp pinpointing Parker as top of his transfer wishlist this summer, with a fee of up to £10 million being quoted for his signature.
Undoubtedly one of the best players in the Premier League this season, it seems a lot more clubs than just Tottenham will be interested in the England international, with his outstanding leadership ability, phenomenal work rate and total professionalism invaluable assets to any football club.