Manchester City are reportedly considering a move for Barcelona captain Lionel Messi, arguably the greatest player in history.
The 33-year-old Argentina forward, who has won six Ballons d’Or and holds many goalscoring records, would clearly be the most impressive Premier League signing.
But which other of the recruits from abroad have had the ‘wow’ factor?
Take a look at some of the most exciting signings from the past and vote for your favourite. We also want your other suggestions so let us know via the comments section, which you can access when reading this story on the BBC Sport website, or tweet #bbcfootball.