With the opening weekend of action in the books - Serie A excepted - GMS takes stock of our initial first impressions of some of Europe's most expensive signings this summer.
In this countdown we've selected a group of players that have impressed us the most in the first, or second depending on the league, weekend of the 2012/13 campaign.
We've covered the the four top leagues - Spain, England, Germany and France - with Serie A set to kick off next weekend, focussing on some of the pricier summer signings.
Expect to see updates on the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Kevin Strootman and Mario Gomez following the initial weekend in the Italian top flight.
Anyway, here's your countdown of the top performers among the new summer signings...