Premier League clubs don’t have to look abroad to bring in the best talent.
They may not even have to look other top-flight clubs in England, with a number of talents arriving from the Football League in recent years and shining.
Tottenham Hotspur bought Dele Alli from League One side MK Dons, Aaron Ramsey joined Arsenal from Championship club Cardiff City, while Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Gareth Bale all left Southampton when the South Coast club weren’t in the top flight.
There is undoubtedly a lot of exciting talent in the lower leagues.
With the January transfer window now open, we’ve identified five players who are ready to make the step up to the Premier League
Just watch the video above to see some of the hottest talent in the Championship from a 17-year-old attracting interest from the biggest clubs in Europe, to a forward ready to take the Premier League by storm..
Make sure you keep an eye on them as they could make a move this month.