Jermaine Defoe was presented as a Tottenham player following his £15m move from Portsmouth to White Hart Lane. Meanwhile, West Ham skipper Lucas Neill has moved to Milan.
Managers Tony Adams and Gianfranco Zola are considering putting on their playing boots on and selling themselves just to go with the flow at their clubs.
If they do, they will join Jean-Pierre Papin, who blew the dust off his old shoes to return as a football player at 45. Papin joined Facture-Biganos Boiens, a club that plays at the tenth level of French football. Does Pele care to join?
Gary Megson wants to give free agent Denilson a trial at Bolton. Denilson, who prefers to keep on dribbling and not pass the ball even if his life was on the line, was lately released by Palmeiras.
West Ham are in talks to sign Brescia's highly-rated young striker Savio Nsereko.
Tottenham have been linked with an £11m move for Liverpool winger Ryan Babel who joined as the new Thierry Henry and could leave as the new Zenden.
West Ham are planning to make on-loan left-back Herita Ilungaa permanent signing. The Hammesrs also want Portugal international striker Ariza Makukula on loan from Benfica.
Meanwhile, West Ham have turned down an £11m bid for Matthew Upson from Aston Villa.