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The Entropy (List) of Transfer Targets

In a thermodynamic system, entropy is the measure of order, disorder, and/or chaos.

Although certainly not a complete list, I would think this is one that is quite comprehensive.

And using my username's uh...namesake, this could serve as THE measure of sorts. Whether it's of order, disorder, and/or chaos, or all of it all at the same time in a transfer window system under "atypical" conditions, is entirely up to you, the reader, and as well as the variables you include with which you observe, experience, participate in, or otherwise, with the system.

This is a guide that follows the formulaic reasoning of the mainstream media (and even of certain segments of Arsenal fans). In short, I made the "hard work" for you already! You don't have to read the articles to know which player is being bandied about, the names are listed here for your convenience.

Claudio Marchisio
Sebastian Giovinco
Mirko Vucinic
Fernando Llorente
Arturo Vidal
Paul Pogba
Daniele de Rossi
Vasilis Torosidis
Raul Albiol
Lorenzo Insigne

Marek Hamsik
Goran Pandev
Mario Gomez
Matias Fernandez
Mateo Kovacic
Zdravko Kuzmanovic
Hernanes
Ciro Immobile
Raffaele Palladino
Keisuke Honda

Andrea Poli
Cristian Zapata
Riccardo Montolivo
Urby Emanuelson
Mario Balotelli
Stephan El Shaarawy
Lorik Cana
Arda Turan
Jackson Martinez
Raul Garcia

Sergio Busquets
Cesc Fabregas
Pedro Rodriguez
Alexis Sanchez
Alvaro Morata
Angel di Maria
Karim Benzema
Asier Illarramendi
Sami Khedira
Carlos Vela

Serge Aurier
Loic Remy
Michy Batshuayi
Sardar Azmoun
Alexandre Lacazette
Yann M’Vila
Matthias Ginter
Antoine Griezmann
Geoffery Kondogbia

Lars Bender
Emmanuel Riviere
Blaise Matuidi
Yoann Gourcuff
Sebastian Jung
Mario Mandzukic
Rafinha
Ezequiel Lavezzi
Saido Berahino
Stefan Kiessling

Javi Martinez
Edinson Cavani
Xherdan Shaqiri
David Alaba
Bastian Schweinsteiger
Mario Goetze
Thomas Muller
Sven Bender
Ilkay Gundongan
Marco Reus

Mats Hummels
Max Kruse
Rene Adler
Tomas Rincon
Julian Draxler
Max Meyer
Christian Clemens
Luiz Gustavo
Idrissa Gueye
Javier Pastore

Kieran Trippier
Morgan Schneiderlin
Calum Chambers
Romelu Lukaku
Eden Hazard
Micah Richards
Seamus Coleman
Ross Barkley
Christian Benteke
Konstantinos Mitroglou

Yoann Gouffran
Hatem Ben Arfa
Yaya Toure
Papiss Cisse
Ashley Williams
James Milner
Axel Witsel
Michu
Victor Wanyama
Adrien Rabiot

Luiz Adriano
Fred
Younes Belhanda
Edin Dzeko
Daniel Alves
Cheikhou Kouyate
Hulk
Ganso
Milan Badelj
Seydou Doumbia

Samir Handanovic
Leandro Damiao
Afriyie Acquah
Casemiro
Bernard
Sebastien Frey
Salomon Kalou
Ibrahim Afellay

Out of left field:
Douglas Pereira dos Santos
Diego Renan
Lorenzo Crisetig
Carlos Fierro
Diego Fabbrini
Felipe Anderson
Paulo Henrique Ganso
Giuliano Victor de Paula
Guilherme Negueba

Somebody missing? Violently non-violent and chaotically tranquil objections/reactions? Well, that's what the comments section is for!

Updated (12:32am GMT+8, 5/24/2014): Added Bernard, Frey, and Kalou

Updated (12:27pm GMT+8, 6/4/2014): Added "out of left field"

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