Europe's MOST WANTED defenders who could be heading to the Premier League
Man United have long been linked with a big money move for the Torino defender, who broke into Italy's Euro 2012 squad while playing in the country's second tier, Serie B. It's not just United tracking the £16m stopper, though, Arsenal, Everton and Liverpool have also had a look, but as we reported last month, a lot will rest on the highly-rated 24-year-old's hernia injury. Click the arrow to see more of the most coveted defenders in Europe...photo 1 of 9
This season has seen some very dodgy defending in the Premier League, so we've rounded up some of the best defenders in Europe, who could be making a move to the Premier League in January. Right across the back line, we have selected the very best from the continent, from a player who can help QPR fight relegation, provide depth for Tottenham or help stop Man United leaking goals.
Click the arrow on the right to see more of Europe's most coveted stoppers and let us know if you think your club need reinforcing at the back.