Our Tom McDermott looks at a few of the transfer deals that could be completed in the coming weeks post-World Cup.
Striker Diego Costa has vowed to do his utmost to deliver trophies for Chelsea.
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has warned those considering a move for Ron Vlaar that he is not for sale.
Sunderland head coach Gus Poyet is refusing to give up on summer targets Fabio Borini and Marcos Alonso.
Seamus Coleman will miss Everton's pre-season friendly in Thailand so he does not aggravate a hamstring problem.
World Cup-winning coach Joachim Low has been rewarded by signing a two-year extension to his contract with Germany.
Manchester City youth team coach Patrick Vieira has been praised for taking his players off the pitch after an alleged racist incident.
Darron Gibson made his comeback after nine months out with a serious knee injury in Everton's friendly against Tranmere.
Barcelona have reached an agreement with Valencia to sign left-back Jeremy Mathieu for 20 million euros.
Porto have paid Granada 6.5million euros for Algerian midfielder Yacine Brahimi.