It's that time of year folks.
The football season is fast approaching the business end and sports editors across the globe need stories to fill the column inches.
From the vaguely believable to the far-fetched, transfer rumours abound.
Football clubs are already jostling for position to make sure they are first in the queue to snap up their major targets, and this transfer window promises to be as explosive as any other with a number of big names potentially on the move.
Real Madrid will be no different. Despite always dining at football's top table and having an array of stars throughout their current squad, the failure of that crop of players in this season's Champions League will have hit the club hard.
President Florentino Perez will surely back his first-team manager, Jose Mourinho or otherwise, with the necessary funds to ensure that his club not only plunder the best talent available but are challenging once again for all of the top honours next season.
Let's take a look at some of the targets that are on Real Madrid's radar.