Imported Brilliance

England may have withdrawn from Europe after the Brexit vote, but that won't stop the annual influx of international imports who come to play in the Premier League every season.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Club: Manchester United
From: PSG
Cost: Free
Age: 34
Position: Striker
Country: Sweden
Zlatan Ibrahimović revealed to his 16.7 m followers on Instagram that he signed for Manchester United via the hashtag: #iamcoming. The pony-tailed goal scoring machine comes to Old Trafford after an amazing record of 373 goals in 629 appearances, having won 13 league titles in four different leagues. Jose Mourinho may be the special one but if Zlatan does a Zlatan he will be the saviour of Manchester United.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Club: Manchester United
From: Borussia Dortmund
Cost: $60m
Age: 27
Position: Attacking midfielder/winger
Country: Armenia
Armenian national team captain Henrikh Mkhitaryan produced 41 goals in 140 appearances for Dortmund. But it’s the winger’s skill, vision and ability to produce through balls, key passes and crosses to his teammates that should excite Ibrahimović, Martial and Mourinho the most.

Ilkay Gundogan
Club: Manchester City
From: Borussia Dortmund
Cost: $40m
Age: 25
Position: Central midfielder
Country: Germany
Versatile German international Ilkay Gundogan is Pep Guardiola’s first signing for Manchester City. The former Dortmund midfielder comes to the Citizens with an intelligent passing game, excellent technical ability and a venomous shot from distance.