As the transfer rumors begin circulating once again, it's easy to get a grasp of which players have managed to catch the attention of major clubs throughout the world, and which player's talent and work ethic are bound to pay off for them sometime in the near future.
Europe's biggest teams have their eyes on a quite a few names these days, either preparing bids for January, or keeping tabs on them for sometime in the future.
Every manager has their wish list, and powerful owners and board members are like parents trying to decide which items to get the kids for Christmas—without missing the electrical bill.
Just like how every year you see all of those lists of most wanted toys and gifts for the holiday season, this is the world's wish list for footballing talent.
These are 25 of the most wanted players in world football right now.