Lewandowski, Pulisic & 15 summer transfer targets in Bundesliga

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Some of the German top-flight's biggest names could be set to leave this summer, with many of Europe's top clubs sniffing around the best talent

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    Nadiem Amiri (Hoffenheim)

    Having helped Germany to the European Under-21 Championship in 2017, Nadiem Amiri is hugely in demand. The 21-year-old Hoffenheim midfielder is at the centre of a tug-of-war between Premier League giants Arsenal and Manchester United but could cost over €15 million to pry away from the Bundesliga.
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    Jann-Fiete Arp (Hamburg)

    Hamburg's 18-year-old striker Jann-Fiete Arp is seen as one of the brightest prospects in world football thanks to his prodigious talent and tremendous goalscoring record for Germany's under-age sides. He netted 18 goals in 19 games for their Under-17s, and became the first player born in the 2000s to score in the Bundesliga. As a result, he is on the radar of some of Europe's biggest clubs, with Chelsea having already sent scouts to watch him in action.
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    Leon Bailey (Bayer Leverkusen)

    Perhaps the best player in the Bundesliga this season, Jamaica-born winger Leon Bailey is sure to be in demand this summer. Having signed for Leverkusen for €20 million in January 2016, his stock has raised exponentially thanks to consistent excellence on the left-wing for his club. Bailey indicated his desire to continue his development at Leverkusen but may have his head turned by interest from England.
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    Julian Brandt (Bayer Leverkusen)

    At just 21, Julian Brandt is one of the top talents in Germany's top tier. A Confederations Cup winner with his native country, he will almost certainly be part of Joachim Low's panel for the World Cup. By the summer, he may have found a new club, too, with Liverpool and Barcelona both interested despite the winger's claims that he would like to stay at Leverkusen.
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    Timo Horn (Cologne)

    Despite finishing fifth in 2016-17 and qualifying for the Europa League, Cologne look set to drop out of the top flight. Many of their best players could be sold to avoid the club returning to the financial hardship suffered at the start of the decade. Among these is goalkeeper Timo Horn, who was on Liverpool's transfer shortlist before they opted for fellow German goalkeeper Loris Karius.
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    Lukas Hradecky (Eintracht Frankfurt)

    With Roman Burki underperforming and Roman Weidenfeller set to retire, Borussia Dortmund are in the market for a new goalkeeper and are looking at Lukas Hradecky, whose contract with Eintracht Frankfurt expires in the summer. However, BVB will likely face stiff competition for the Finland international.
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    Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich)

    Robert Lewandowski's decision to change agents and appoint Pini Zahavi as his representative has further heightened speculation that the Poland hotshot could be headed for the exit at Bayern Munich. He turns 30 in 2018, so is coming towards the end of his career and may have to move to win the Champions League. Real Madrid are in the market for a striker, and Lewy would fit in very well at Santiago Bernabeu even with a €150 million price tag.
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    Philipp Max (Augsburg)

    The son of former UEFA Cup-winning striker Martin Max, Philipp has emerged as one of the best left-backs in the Bundesliga. A threat from set-pieces thanks to his fantastic left boot, he is closing in on Kevin De Bruyne's assists record of 21, with 11 already this season, four more than his nearest rival, Bayern Munich's Joshua Kimmich.
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    Max Meyer (Schalke)

    Leon Goretzka will depart Schalke for Bayern Munich this summer, but S04 may find their midfield completely changed as Max Meyer could follow his compatriot out the door. Meyer is out of contract at the end of the season, and would be a relatively cheap acquisition after June 30. Arsenal and Liverpool are among the teams in the race for the 22-year-old.
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    Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund)

    United States international Christian Pulisic is seen by many as the country's saviour following their failure to qualify for the World Cup. The U.S. will rebuild around the versatile teenage attacker, who is also coveted by numerous big teams for his marketability, helping build brands and sell jerseys in North America. Bayern Munich are keen but several Premier League clubs are also interested.
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    Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund)

    After returning from injury and immediately recapturing his form, Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus is back in the headlines and back in the minds of some of Europe's elite sides. The 28-year-old has not yet agreed a new deal at Signal Iduna Park and thus could be available for free in 2019. However, some team might be willing to splash out before then, with Spurs watching the wideman.
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    Salif Sane (Hannover)

    Lamine Sane left the Bundesliga for Orlando City at the start of 2018 and could see his younger brother depart this year. Defender Salif Sane has been a rock at the back for Hannover, with his towering aerial presence helping them stay firmly in midtable. His performances have not gone unnoticed abroad, with Tottenham Hotspur tracking his development.
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    Arturo Vidal (Bayern Munich)

    Chile international Arturo Vidal has long been linked with a transfer to the Premier League, even before he joined Bayern Munich from Juventus in 2015. With Leon Goretzka arriving at the Allianz Arena in the summer, Vidal's time in Munich may be up, and both Chelsea and Manchester United would be interested should the 30-year-old all-round midfielder become available.
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    Julian Weigl (Borussia Dortmund)

    Both Manchester clubs are watching defensive midfielder Julian Weigl and it is easy to see why. The 22-year-old is crucial to the way Borussia Dortmund play, allowing them to have a horde of attack-minded players in their starting XI thanks to his ability to marshal the midfield and build the play.
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    Timo Werner (RB Leipzig)

    As Germany's main striker heading into the World Cup as they look to defend their title, a lot of eyes will be on Timo Werner. The 21-year-old only made his international debut in 2017, but already has seven goals in 10 games for his country and has been almost as impressive in the Bundesliga. He could be on his way to Bayern Munich if they find themselves in need of a new striker, but Manchester City and Manchester United are also possible destinations.