Traitors? 20 players who switched between big six clubs
With the likes of Willian and Jan Vertonghen out of contract this summer, there has been plenty of speculation about where the two of them may end up.
Both players have been impressive Premier League operators throughout their careers and as a result there seems to be no shortage of suitors.
While both have undoubtedly been good servants to their clubs, it remains to be seen how a move to a close rival would affect their relationship with the fans.
They would not be the first players to cross the divide between two of England’s big clubs though, with a number of big names choosing to join a direct rival during the Premier League era.
Here, we look at 20 players who risked their status at their former club by joining another top-six club directly…