The rumours are flying thick and fast as some of the big-name teams slink away from Brazil after early exits.
But nothing comes bigger than Luis Suarez’s future at Liverpool.
Here are some of the latest wheelings and dealings.
Liverpool are in damage control mode and could decide to part ways with Luis Suarez after his latest indiscretion in Brazil, according to The Daily Mirror.
Club officials will reportedly meet soon in an emergency conference to discuss the wayward striker’s future. Manager Brendan Rodgers is expected to join them on video link.
Suarez could be facing a lengthy FIFA ban after an investigation was opened into an alleged bite on Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini in Uruguay’s final group game in Brazil.
Liverpool are not ready to comment officially, says The Mirror, but it is believed that no one in the Anfield boardroom is ready to stand by the striker if he is found guilty.
Interest in Suarez has been very high in Spain, where he is features regularly in Real Madrid and Barcelona rumours, and Liverpool could decide to move him to La Liga.
After much huffing and puffing, United are finally ready to reveal their first signing of the Louis Van Gaal era.
And it’s a pretty good one as well.
Athletico Bilbao star Ander Herrera will be showcased as a Manchester United player before the weekend, according to The Daily Express.
United have apparantly met the player’s $ 52 million release clause and a medical is due to take place at Old Trafford shortly.
The 24-year-old is seen as one of the key players in the future of the Spanish national team.
Mario Balotelli may still be top of the Gunners striking wish list, but they don’t seem prepared to leave it at that.
While a deal of around $ 50 million for the controversial Balotelli could be expedited now that Italy are out of the World Cup, manager Arsene Wenger has his eyes on more than just complimentary piece to play alongside him.
London’s Daily Telegraph is saying Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez, a target of Manchester United and Liverpool as well, could be heading to north-west London as part of a striking dream team.
Forza Italia are reporting that Arsenal kit manufacturers Puma are pushing for any deal for Mario Balotelli to be completed before the Gunners’ 2014/15 kit is showcased on July 10.
Remember Michu! The Spanish star was a huge hit in his first year at Liberty Stadium but injuries cruelled last season and he spent much of it watching from the sidelines.
Anyway, he is still reportedly in demand as clubs in both England and Spain line up for his services.
West Ham have reportedly offered around $ 11 million for his services – and manager Sam Allardyce is confident of securing the signing.
But The Express is reporting Atletico Madrid are prepared to trump that and could emerge as a legitimate threat.
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The Hammers are reloading after manager Sam Allardyce was given the dreaded vote of confidence, and chief among those he is pursuing is Portuguese star Raul Meireles.
Italian broadcaster Sport Mediaset is saying Meireles, who played with Liverpool and Chelsea in England and currently plies his trade in Turkey, would be part of a revamped midfield which could also include Michu.
The Daily Star is reporting Rio Ferdinand will take a huge pay cut to join Harry Redknapp at Loftus Road.
The veteran defender left Manchester United at the end of last season and he could be a QPR player by the weekend.
Ferdinand is due to sign a 12-month deal with the option of a further year.
With the futures of Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw sure to come to a head now England are out of the World Cup, and Ricki Lambert already departed, Southampton are looking at potential replacements – and chief among them could be Livorno’s Brazilian star Paulinho.
Sky Italia are reporting that Saints have made a late bid to bring the striker to St Mary’s. Middle Eastern club Al Jazira is currently favourite but Southampton reportedly have the financial muscle to match any bid.
Paulinho was in fine form for Livorno in Serie A last season, finding the back of the net on 15 occasions in 35 league games.
The impressive World Cup efforts of Ecuador’s Enner Valencia haven’t gone unnoticed in the Premier League.
The scorer of both his side’s goals in the win over Honduras, Valencia, who plays for Pachuca in Mexico, could be a target for new Tottenhan boss Mauricio Pochetino, according to The Daily Express.
He’s certainly not alone in admiration of the striker though. Rumours suggest that other Premier League clubs such as Newcastle and Everton are also interested in signing the striker. Both clubs are in the market for a forward as they look set to lose Loic Remy and Romelu Lukaku.
Eden Hazard’s future at Stamford Bridge continues to be the subject of much consternation even though the player himself has repeatedly stated his desire to stay in London.
The Daily Mirror is reporting that Barcelona are now looking into how they can get the Belgian midfield star to come to Spain. And that comes after Paris St Germain exhausted all avenues to get him to come to the French capital.
Barcelona are looking to become headline-stealers of the transfer market with Luis Suarez, Hazard, Robin Van Persie, Sergio Aguero and Marco Reus all mentioned as potential candidates.
The relationship between Yaya Toure and Manchester City has hit a new low.
Toure, whose Ivory Coast side were eliminated from the World Cup by Greece, is saying the club wouldn’t allow him to visit his sick brother when they wre on tour at the end of the season.
Ibrahim Toure died in Manchester last week.
And that’s on top of the birthday furore when the star midfielder complained it wasn’t acknow;edged by the club.
“At the end of the season, I wanted to stay four or five days with my brother before flying to prepare the World Cup with Ivory Coast,” Yaya Toure wrote in a column in France Football magazine.
“But City did not wish to grant me those few days. I went to celebrate the title in Abu Dhabi while my brother was dying in his bed.”
It’s certain to be a difficult couple of months as both sides look to resolve their differences.
Could Mathieu Debuchy be heading out of St James’ Park?
The French defender, currently in Brazil for the World Cup, told ESPN that the lure of European football could lead to a move away from Newcastle.
“I miss European football and the Champions League in particular. For the moment, I’m concentrating on the World Cup, and we’ll see about the rest afterwards.”