The five most powerful players in world football - Kylian Mbappe, Erling Haaland, Dusan Vlahovic…
Player power is dominating the game, with free agents and transfer clauses helping some of the best players in the world take control of their destinies. Graeme Bailey looks at the five most powerful.
Harry Kane' struggles to leave Tottenham in the summer were well documented, with the length of his contract and the club's unwillingness to sell scuppering his dream of a move to Manchester City.
Mbappe might be the heir apparent to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, but Haaland won't be far behind him.