2017 international football transfer window: Who's going where

WION New Delhi, India May 31, 2017, 11:49 AM (IST) Written By: Swayam Bhattacharya

Alphonse Areola is the goalkeeper for Paris Saint-Germain. Photograph: Twitter


The summer window officially opens on July 1. Here's a look at the key players who are planning to switch clubs


Virgil Van Dijk (Netherlands)

Position: Centre Back
Club: Southampton
Age: 25 years old
Clubs interested: Arsenal (to replace Per Mertesacker), Liverpool (to replace Ragnar Klavan), Manchester United and Manchester City.
Fee: £50 Million plus


Southampton centre-back Virgil Van Dijk is reportedly wanted by the top clubs of the Premier League. (Reuters)




Riyad Mahrez (Algeria)
Position: Winger/Wide Midfielder
Club: Leicester City
Age: 26 years old
Clubs interested: Arsenal (to replace Alexis Sanchez)
Fee: Undisclosed


Riyad Mahrez recently announced he wants to leave Leicester City. (Reuters)




Pablo Zabaleta (Argentina)

Position: Right back
Club left: Manchester City
Age: 32 years old
Club joined: West Ham United
Fee: Free transfer


Pablo Zabaleta will officially join West Ham United on July 1. (Reuters)




Michy Batshuayi (Belgium)

Position: Striker/Centre Forward
Club: Chelsea
Age: 23 years old
Interested clubs: West Ham United
Fee: Loan

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi is reportedly keen on joining West Ham United. (Twitter)




James Rodriguez (Columbia)

Position: Attacking Midfielder/Forward
Club: Real Madrid
Age: 25 years old
Interested Clubs: Manchester United
Fee: Undisclosed


Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez reportedly wants to move to Manchester United. (Twitter)




Bernardo Silva (Portugal)

Position: Winger/ Wide Midfielder
Club left: AS Monaco
Age: 22 years old
Club joined: Manchester City
Fee: £43.5 Million


Portuguese footballer Bernardo Silva will officially become a Manchester City player when the Summer Transfer Window opens July 1. (Reuters)




Asmir Begovic ( Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Position: Goalkeeper
Club left: Chelsea
Age: 29 years old
Club joined: Bournemouth
Fee: £10 Million

Bosnian professional footballer Asmir Begovic left Chelsea for Bournemouth. (Twitter)




Antoine Griezmann (France)
Position: Striker/ Centre Foward, Winger
Club: Atletico Madrid
Age: 26 years old 
Interested Clubs: Manchester United (to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic)
Fee: +£100 Million


French footballer Antoine Griezmann is reportedly leaving Atletico Madrid for Manchester United. (Reuters)




Andrea Belotti (Italy)
Position: Striker/ Centre Forward
Club: Torino
Age: 23 years old
Interested clubs: Chelsea ( to replace Michy Batshuayi), Manchester United (to replace Zlatan Ibrahimovic) and Arsenal (to replace Lucas Perez)
Fee: £86 Million


Andrea Belotti is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Torino. (Twitter)




Alphonse Areola (France)
Position: Goalkeeper
Club: Paris Saint-Germain
Age: 24 years old
Interested clubs: Chelsea (to replace Asmir Begovic)
Fee: Undisclosed


Alphonse Areola is the goalkeeper for Paris Saint-Germain. (Twitter)



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