England have been busy practicing penalties in Brazil - without a goalkeeper.
Fernando Torres has been told he still has a future at Chelsea despite the £32m signing of Diego Costa.
Everton and Ajax will compete for the signature of Heerenveen winger Hakim Ziyech.
Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis is weighing up a move for Stoke City striker Peter Crouch.
Darren Fletcher could miss the start of Manchester United's pre-season training as he recovers from a broken toe.
The 2014 World Cup is made for Wayne Rooney, according to Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, who thinks England could win the trophy if they survive a difficult group.
Inter Milan are ready to test Manchester City's resolve to keep striker Stevan Jovetic, just a year after the 24-year-old arrived from Fiorentina for £22m.
Raheem Sterling is set to win the nod to start for England against Italy on Saturday with Danny Welbeck possibly the man to miss out - he left training early on Tuesday.
Everton are ready to take on Eredivisie giants Ajax and PSV Eindhoven in the race for Hakim Ziyech, a young midfielder tipped to be the next great Dutch star.
Jack Colback's free transfer from Sunderland to Newcastle was held up while he tried to engineer a move to West Ham instead.
Crystal Palace are hoping to hijack Hull City's move for Tottenham midfielder Jake Livermore - he spent much of last season on loan with the Tigers.
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp is ready to sign midfielder Craig Bryson from Derby, the team QPR beat in last month's Championship playoff final to win promotion to the Premier League.
New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is considering a move for Barcelona's Chile forward Alexis Sanchez.
Manchester United target Joao Miranda confirms his agent is in talks with an English club about a move away from Atletico Madrid
Manchester City will deny Inter Milan the chance to sign striker Stevan Jovetic.
Real Sociedad are expecting Arsenal to use their clause in Carlos Vela's transfer to bring the striker back to the Premier League.
Cardiff midfielder Gary Medel is considering a move to Spanish club Valencia.
Hull boss Steve Bruce is chasing Joleon Lescott and Tom Ince and is already in talks with Tottenham over Michael Dawson and Jake Livermore.
West Ham want Manchester City right-back Micah Richards.
Liverpool could lose Suso to Porto if the 20-year-old is not guaranteed more playing time at Anfield.
Meanwhile, the Reds and Spurs are tracking 23-year-old Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Karl Darlow.
Everton have joined Arsenal and Tottenham in the chase to sign Barcelona winger Cristian Tello.
Julian Speroni will sign a new one-year deal at Crystal Palace, where he could be joined by Peter Crouch and Jack Cork.
Arsenal are keen on Cardiff keeper David Marshall and are also looking at Barcelona's Victor Valdes.
Real Madrid appear likely to win the race to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti.
Arsenal will welcome back striker Carlos Vela next season as Real Sociedad's president confirmed the Gunners will take up a £3.2m buy-back clause.
Brazil's World Cup preparations have been hit by the death of boss Luiz Felipe Scolari's nephew in a car crash.
Liverpool's attempt to sign 21-year-old left-back Alberto Moreno from Sevilla for £16.2m has reached a halt because the La Liga side have reportedly demanded the bulk of the transfer fee up front.