A number of the Bundesliga’s top stars, including Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho and Erling Haaland, have been heavily linked with moves to the Premier League in the summer.
Last season saw stars like Timo Werner, Thiago Alacantara and Kai Havertz all make the switch to the Premier League.
Even with the Covid-19 pandemic hitting the finances of clubs hard, a number of players are touted to make the leap from Germany to England.
Last season, Sancho was close to joining the red side of Manchester with the deal falling through at the last hurdle, and superstar Haaland has been linked with a number of top clubs.
But the two Dortmund talents aren’t the only youngsters who could make the switch.
Here, Mirror Football looks at six Bundesliga stars who could leave the Bundesliga for the Premier League this summer.
The English winger had a slow start to the season but since the winter break has justified why he’s one of the most talented youngsters in the game.
With 11 goals and 10 assists since Christmas, Sancho has proved why he deserves a place in England’s Euro 2020 squad and that interest from top Premier League sides is warranted.
The fearless winger has a penchant for leaving defenders in his wake with the third-highest number of nutmegs across Europe’s top five leagues, while he is among the best attackers for progressive dribbles and passes per game.
Sancho was vital to Borussia Dortmund’s season; the club floundered without him then saw their late-season resurgence upon his return from injury.
He was equally instrumental in Dortmund’s DFB-Pokal cup triumph, scoring twice and assisting the other goal in the 3-2 victory over RB Leipzig in the final.
Last summer, BVB refused to sell Sancho to Manchester United unless their £108million price tag was met – it was not and he remained.
But Dortmund have all but admitted that for the right fee Sancho can go this year – but whether that price will be too expensive is yet to be seen.
United are again front and center in the chase for Sancho, but they’re not the only one in the pack; new European champions Chelsea and Liverpool are admirers too.
Jurgen Klopp has said any big-name transfers are unlikely for Liverpool, but Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel is set to be furnished with an impressive war chest after victory in Porto.
The young Norwegian has set the European game on fire, scoring goals for fun and drumming up interest from the best clubs across the world.
With 27 goals in 28 Bundesliga games, the striker was unstoppable for most of the season and cemented his position as one of the hottest talents along with Kylian Mbappe.
Only Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski scored more goals in their domestic leagues this season.
His form has seen him courted by top clubs across Europe, with his father – former Manchester City player Alf-Inge Haaland – and agent Mino Raiola jetting across Europe to meet transfer directors.
If any clubs want to prise the striker away from Dortmund. they may have to cough up a record-breaking transfer fee during a financially-strained era due to the pandemic.
Manchester City, Manchester United – managed by Haaland’s countryman and former Molde manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – and Chelsea are all interested, even though Dortmund insist he will remain for one more year.
United have managed to snag Edinson Cavani for another season, but would still benefit from bringing the Norwegian in; they’re comfortable with waiting, however.
Once rumoured to be a shock contender for Gareth Southgate’s 2018 World Cup squad – he wasn’t, the winger was ineligible and now represents Jamaica – Bailey could leave Germany this summer.
He has been linked with Manchester City previously and may have decided the time is right to leave Bayer Leverkusen after nine goals and nine assists in an impressive campaign.
The talented 23-year-old has been outspoken on his desire to join one of Europe’s major powers, and at various points has been tipped to join either Manchester club, Liverpool, Arsenal or Chelsea.
Bailey’s contract runs until 2023, and despite Leverkusen’s desire to hold onto him he could be on the move sooner rather than later.
In January, Leeds made an enquiry as they followed up interest in the 22-year-old Hertha Berlin forward.
The Whites wanted to secure the Brazilian over the winter but failed and could now look to return this summer for the talented playmaker.
Cunha scored seven goals and registered six assists in 27 Bundesliga games for the inconsistent capital city club, with his former head coach Bruno Labbadia describing him as “something special”.
He added: “He can always produce something with a moment of individual brilliance.”
Cunha’s performances have earned him comparisons to Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino.
Another player on Leeds’ radar who has also been monitored by Tottenham and Everton is Josip Brekalo.
Wolfsburg enjoyed a sterling season, claiming a return to the Champions League with a fourth-place finish.
Among those who really stood out is the 22-year-old Croatian international.
A goalscoring winger, he already boasts 22 caps for his country and scored seven league goals for Wolfsburg this season
Despite the Croatian’s contract running to 2023, he’s widely expected to be on the move this summer – although incoming Wolfsburg boss Mark van Bommel may have other ideas.
Borussia Monchengladbach star Florian Neuhaus is rumoured to “have his heart set” on joining Liverpool.
The deep-lying midfielder helped himself to seven goals and eight assists this season and will be part of Germany’s squad at Euro 2020.
The 24-year-old has a reported £34million buyout clause in his contract and is understood to have impressed Jurgen Klopp with his ability to carry the ball and pick a pass.
If the Reds or any other side want him, they’ll need to move quickly as Bayern Munich are also believed to be circling.
While Bayern want to wait until 2022 before they make their move, Neuhaus may not be so patient after Gladbach missed out on Champions League qualification for a third successive year.