Kasper Dolberg (Ajax)

Ajax’s production line of Danish talent shows no sign of abating, with Dolberg looking like being the latest to follow in the footsteps of such luminaries as Jesper Olsen, Jan Molby and Christian Eriksen. Manchester City have been monitoring the 19-year-old’s progress for some time and have seen him blossom into a brilliant finisher who is capable of leading the line or playing in a deeper role. Dolberg has also been linked with several other English clubs, including Liverpool, Manchester United and Everton but City look like favourites, especially if Sergio Agüero departs.

Possibility of moving to Manchester City: 5/10

Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace)

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Wilfred Zaha has been in impressive form for Crystal Palace this season. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino has made no secret he covets attacking reinforcements this summer and Zaha – the standout performer in Palace’s relegation battle with five goals and six assists – is a primary target. Talks over improving his contract at Selhurst Park stalled last year amid Tottenham’s interest but the Palace chairman, Steve Parish, will not allow his prized asset to leave on the cheap. A fee of £30m may be enough to secure the Ivory Coast international given his current deal expires in 2020, although Daniel Levy is unlikely to offer that up front.

Possibility of moving to Tottenham Hotspur: 7/10

Naby Keïta (RB Leipzig)

The all-action Guinea midfielder – outstanding in RB Leipzig’s surge to the brink of Champions League qualification – has been scouted by Arsenal extensively this season, although the same can be said of most big clubs in Europe, including Leipzig’s Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich. Player of the season in Austria last year, Keïta’s current club is understandably keen to tie him down to a new contract and the prospect of playing in Europe’s premier club competition could persuade him to stay. But if Arsenal are serious about finding someone to take on the dominant N’Golo Kanté, Keïta may be their man.

Possibility of moving to Arsenal: 3/10

Three years after he was allowed to move to Goodison Park for £28m, Chelsea may have to pay double that to bring back Lukaku despite his decision to reject a new contract. It was always going to be tough for Ronald Koeman to persuade the Belgium international to commit his future on Merseyside but another season that has seen the 23-year compete at the top of the Premier League’s goalscoring charts will have convinced suitors he will be worth the investment. Manchester United’s close relationship with agent Mino Raiola may give them a chance, although José Mourinho will find it hard to compete if they cannot offer Champions League football. Barcelona, too, could be an option.

Possibility of moving to Chelsea: 6/10

Antoine Griezmann (Atlético Madrid)

Atlético Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann.
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Atlético Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann. Photograph: Kiko Huesca/EPA

For the best part of a year, the France international’s brother has been dropping cryptic hints on social media that his next destination could be Old Trafford and, with Atlético keen to bring back Diego Costa, this could be the summer it happens. United have made inquiries over the price for a player who has scored 57 goals in La Liga in the last three seasons, with reports in Spain that his release clause is worth £94m. Whether United are willing to fork out that kind of fee once again after Paul Pogba’s struggles remains to be seen but Griezmann looks like he could be worth taking the risk for.

Possibility of moving to Manchester United: 6/10

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