With no World Cup, European Championships or Olympics, the warmest months of the year have the capacity to be rather quiet.
But with the football season still trundling along, interest is already turning to this summer's possible transfer activity and it could prove to be an entertaining close season despite the lack of any major sporting events.
Some of the biggest names in football could be set to leave their current clubs for pastures new, with key players at Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool among them. There are also a host of players on the continent linked with switches to the Premier League.
Interest is already focusing in on who could make the biggest waves in the transfer market, so with that in mind we take a look at the 10 players whose futures are set to dominate the back pages this summer.
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