Transfer windows always seem to produce long, drawn-out sagas as clubs compete for the world's best players.
The likes of Ronaldinho, Robinho and Dimitar Berbatov are just some of the names that have previously been in the spotlight during a transfer window as clubs have tussled for their signature.
This summer's transfer will be no different as Europe's biggest clubs will be desperate to finalise a few signings before the World Cup in Brazil.
There will also be a player who will impress so much at the World Cup that Europe's elite clubs will be fighting tooth and nail to try and sign the best player of the tournament.
Here we list seven players who we feel will be stealing the headlines in the summer.
Click through the following pages to see who makes our selection and comment in the box if you have any names to add to our list.