As another day gets ticked off the calendar before the start of the new football season, Sports Mole looks at the latest transfer news and gossip.
Monday evening's headlines:
Florentino Perez plays down Gareth Bale speculation
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez claims that the Spanish club have not made a bid for Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale.
David Villa leaves Barcelona for Atletico Madrid
Barcelona striker David Villa agrees a deal to join Atletico Madrid.
Borussia Dortmund reach agreement to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Borussia Dortmund reach an agreement with Shakhtar Donetsk to sign midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
Sevilla: 'No Manchester City offer for Alvaro Negredo'
Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido confirms that the club is yet to receive a bid from Manchester City for striker Alvaro Negredo.
Chelsea consider making move for Aston Villa's Christian Benteke?
Chelsea reportedly consider launching a bid for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke due to their failure to land Edinson Cavani.
Bayern Munich's Mario Gomez agrees Fiorentina move
Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge reveals that the club has agreed the sale of Mario Gomez to Fiorentina.
Norwich City 'reject improved offer for John Ruddy from Chelsea'
Norwich City reportedly reject an improved offer from Chelsea for goalkeeper John Ruddy.
Arouna Kone completes Everton move from Wigan Athletic
Everton announce the signing of Arouna Kone from Wigan Athletic on a three-year contract.
Crystal Palace prepare Peter Odemwingie bid?
Crystal Palace are reported to be preparing a £2.5m bid for West Bromwich Albion striker Peter Odemwingie.
Bongani Khumalo returns to Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur defender Bongani Khumalo returns to the club for pre-season training.
Paul McShane signs new Hull City contract
Hull City defender Paul McShane signs a two-year contract extension with the Premier League club.
Agent: 'Dan Gosling nearing Crystal Palace move'
The agent of Dan Gosling reveals that the Newcastle United midfielder is close to joining Crystal Palace.
Paul Anderson completes Ipswich Town move
Ipswich Town complete the signing of Bristol City winger Paul Anderson, with Jay Emmanuel-Thomas moving in the opposite direction.
Elie Baup not sure of Joey Barton stay
Marseille coach Elie Baup reveals that he does not know if Joey Barton will still be playing for the club next season.
Julian Draxler to consider Schalke future
Schalke 04 midfielder Julian Draxler refuses to rule out a move to the Premier League in the future.
Wolverhampton Wanderers, Sheffield Wednesday target Jeremy Helan?
Wolverhampton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday register an interest in signing Manchester City winger Jeremy Helan, according to a report.
Ross McCormack eager for Leeds United stay
Leeds United striker Ross McCormack reveals that he does not want to leave the Championship club.
Blackburn Rovers sign Matthew Kilgallon
Blackburn Rovers announce the signing of defender Matthew Kilgallon on a two-year deal.
Ipswich Town chase Christophe Berra?
Ipswich Town are close to sealing a deal to sign Scotland international Christophe Berra, according to a report.