While the World Cup is currently occupying the attention of most people, managers of club sides are desperately attempting to improve their squads for the coming campaign.
Here, Sports Mole has rounded up the transfer gossip from around the world of football this lunchtime.
Mario Balotelli's agent: 'I have not met with Arsene Wenger'
Mario Balotelli's agent insists that he has not not met with Arsene Wenger to discuss a possible move for the Italy striker from AC Milan to Arsenal.
Huw Jenkins: 'No bids for Michu'
Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins reveals the club have received no offers for striker Michu.
West Bromwich Albion target Ipswich Town's Aaron Cresswell?
West Bromwich Albion identify Ipswich Town left-back Aaron Cresswell as one of their main transfer targets this summer, according to a report.
Asmir Begovic expects Stoke City stay
Asmir Begovic insists that he expects to remain at Stoke City, despite rumoured interest from Real Madrid.
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew looks to European signings
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew reveals that he is looking for new signings from the European market, after being priced out of deals in England.
Report: Leonardo Ulloa to force Brighton & Hove Albion exit
Brighton & Hove Albion striker Leonardo Ulloa will tell manager Sami Hyypia that he wants to be allowed to leave the club, according to a report.