The transfer window is never the easiest of things to navigate, but we appear to have found ourselves in rather a unique situation.
It seems as though a host of big-money moves hinge on one small transfer in Croatia - a bit like the chaos theory, except that instead of a butterfly we're talking about multi-million pound footballers causing an earthquake in Hawaii. Make sense? Thought not.
But stick with us as we take you through a series of events that are currently unfolding that will ultimately lead to the biggest transfer of all time and beyond.